SAN JOSE BARRACUDA SIGN FORWARD COLE CASSELSSep 11, 2023
San Jose, Calif. – The San Jose Barracuda (@SJBarracuda), proud AHL (@TheAHL) affiliate of the San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks), and general manager Joe Will announced today that the team has signed forward Cole Cassels for the 2023-24 season. Per club policy, terms of the contract were not disclosed.
Cassels, 28, skated in 64 games for the AHL’s Belleville Senators in 2022-23, setting career-highs in goals (12), assists (39) and points (51). He began the campaign in Sweden playing for the Södertälje SK of the Allsvenskan, but signed with the B-Sens on Nov. 2, 2022.
Over his nine-year career, the six-foot, 194-pounder from Hartford, Conn., has dressed in 419 AHL games with the Utica Comets, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, Cleveland Monsters, and Senators, totaling 164 points (47 goals, 117 assists) and 264 penalty minutes.
A year ago, Cassels was a teammate of current Sharks’ forward Scott Sabourin in Belleville.
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