SAN JOSE- San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has recalled Forward Marcus Sorensen (@sorensenmarcus) from the San Jose Barracuda (@sjbarracuda), the team's top development affiliate in the American Hockey League.
Sorensen currently leads all Barracuda skaters in points (14) and ranks T-2nd in goals (5) and assists (9). In 2016-17, his first season in North America, Sorensen skated in 19 regular season games with the Sharks, collecting four points (one goal, three assists). He recorded his first career NHL goal, the game winner , on March 2, 2017 against the Vancouver Canucks at SAP Center at San Jose. He played in all six of the Sharks playoffs games last season, scoring one goal and one assist with plus-1 rating and five shots on goal.
The five-foot-ten, 175-pound native of Södertälje, Sweden, was originally drafted in the 4th round of the 2010 NHL Draft by the Ottawa Senators, and was signed by San Jose as a free agent on May 13, 2016.
In addition, Forward Barclay Goodrow has been activated from Injured Reserve, and Defenseman Tim Heed and Forward Joonas Donskoi have been placed on Injured Reserve with upper body injuries, retroactive to November 25th and November 28th, respectively.