SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has signed forward Brandon Bollig (@Bollig87) to a one-year contract. Per club policy, the terms of the deal were not disclosed.
"Bollig is a competitive player who will add a tough edge to the Sharks," said Wilson. "He brings with him a lot of playoff experience and a Stanley Cup Championship. His grit and physicality will be a great addition to our team."
Bollig, 30, scored 11 goals and 11 assists in 60 games played with the Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League (affiliate of the Calgary Flames). Additionally, he recorded 80 shots on goal and 136 penalty minutes. In five playoff games for the Heat, Bollig registered one goal, two penalty minutes, and six shots.
In 206 career AHL games with the Stockton Heat and Rockford IceHogs, Bollig has posted 46 points (24 goals, 22 assists), 247 shots on goal, and 578 penalty minutes.
Bollig has collected 10 goals, 13 assists, 392 penalty minutes, and 527 hits in 241 career NHL games with the Calgary Flames and Chicago Blackhawks. He won the Stanley Cup with the Blackhawks in 2013.
The six-foot-three, 225-pound native of St. Charles, Missouri was originally signed as an undrafted free agent by the Chicago Blackhawks on April 3, 2010.