SHARKS RECALL FORWARDS JOEL KELLMAN AND NOAH GREGOR AND DEFENSEMAN JACOB MIDDLETONDec 19, 2019
SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) general manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has recalled forwards Joel Kellman (SHELL-mehn) and Noah Gregor (@n_gregs20) and defenseman Jacob Middleton from the San Jose Barracuda (@sjbarracuda), the team's top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Kellman, 25, has played in 25 games for the Barracuda this season, registering 16 points (four goals, 12 assists) and a plus-four rating. His 12 assists ranks third on the Barracuda, and he is tied for fifth in points and tied for sixth in plus-minus. This is Kellman's first recall to the Sharks.
The five-foot-11, 190-pound native of Karlskrona, Sweden was signed by San Jose as a free agent on July 2, 2019.
Gregor, 21, played in 18 games for the Sharks this season, recording one goal and 17 shots. He scored his first career NHL goal on November 29 against the Los Angeles Kings. Gregor has also appeared in seven games for the Barracuda, tallying two goals and five assists, with a plus-one rating.
The six-foot, 185-pound native of Edmonton, Alberta was selected by San Jose in the 2016 NHL Draft (fourth round, 111th overall).
Middleton, 23, appeared in two games for the Sharks this year, averaging 5:32 time on ice per game. In 13 games with the Barracuda this season, he registered two assists and 31 penalty minutes.
The six-foot-three, 210-pound native of Stratford, Ontario was signed by San Jose as a free agent on Sept. 7, 2017.
In a related move, defenseman Radim Simek has been placed on IR.
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