Sharks 2015 Contract and Player Movement

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For ECHL player movement, check out this link.

2016 Transactions
Date Player Info Contract type/comment
12/31 Rick Pinkston   Assigned to ECHL Allen.
12/30 Matt Tennyson Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL for conditioning stint
12/26 Rick Pinkston Barracuda tweet Recalled from ECHL Allen.
12/22 Scott Timmins   Released from AHL PTO and signed to SPC.
Mark Cundari   Released from AHL roster to participate in Spengler Cup for Team Canada
12/20 Ben Smith   Activated from IR
12/19 Cavan Fitzgerald   QMJHL trade: Halifax to Shawinigan
12/18 Barclay Goodrow   Assigned to AHL (in advance of holiday roster freeze).
12/14 Barclay Goodrow, Ben Smith Sharks announcement Recalled from AHL
12/12 Ryan Carpenter   Assigned to AHL
12/11 Logan Couture Sharks announcement Out indefinitely after arterial leak surgery Thursday
Ryan Carpenter Sharks announcement Recalled from AHL
Mirco Mueller Assigned to AHL
Ben Smith Sharks announcement Aassigned to AHL for (LTIR) conditioning stint
12/7 Ben Smith   Put on IR
Logan Couture Sharks tweet Activated from IR
Mirco Mueller, Chris Tierney   Recalled from AHL
John McCarthy, Bryan Lerg   Assigned to AHL
12/6 John McCarthy, Bryan Lerg   Recalled from AHL
12/5 Mirco Mueller, Chris Tierney   Assigned to AHL
12/4 Mirco Mueller Sharks announcement Recalled from AHL
Micheal Haley Assigned to AHL
12/3 Dylan DeMelo, Micheal Haley Sharks announcement Recalled from AHL
12/2 Mirco Mueller Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL
12/1 Justin Braun Sharks announcement Activated from IR
Karl Stollery Assigned to AHL
Sharks announcement Recalled from AHL
11/30 Mike Aviani Barracuda tweet Released from AHL PTO
11/29 Dylan DeMelo, Micheal Haley Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL
11/28 Dylan DeMelo Sharks announcement Recalled from AHL
Justin Braun Put on IR
11/27 Chris Crane Barracuda tweet Assigned to ECHL Allen
11/24 Dainius Zubrus Sharks announcement Signed one year, two-way deal
11/22 Nikolay Goldobin Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL Barracuda. Met team in North Carolina
11/21 Peter DeBoer Sharks announcement Missing game for "personal" issue. (Unclear if he'll return to bench for Sunday's game. He did make it for puck drop on Sunday.)
11/15 Dainius Zubrus   Signed to NHL PTO
Mike Aviani Barracuda tweet Signed to AHL PTO
11/12 Greger Hanson, Alex Gallant Barracuda announcement Signed to AHL PTOs (from ECHL Allen and Utah, respectively)
Daniel Doremus Recalled from ECHL Allen to AHL Barracuda
Vincent Arseneau Assigned to ECHL Allen
Gary Steffes Released from AHL PTO
11/10 Nikolay Goldobin, Mirco Mueller Sharks announcement Recalled to NHL Sharks
11/9 Melker Karlsson Sharks announcement Recalled to NHL Sharks
11/8 Nikolay Goldobin Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL Barracuda
11/7 Mark Cundari, Bryan Lerg Assigned to AHL Barracuda
Mark Cundari Sharks announcement Recalled to NHL Sharks
11/6 Karl Stollery Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL Barracuda
11/5 Gary Steffes Barracuda tweet Signed to AHL PTO
Karl Stollery Sharks announcement Recalled to NHL Sharks
11/4 Nikolay Goldobin, Micheal Haley Sharks announcement Recalled to NHL Sharks
11/3 Barclay Goodrow, Karl Stollery Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL Barracuda
11/2 Bryan Lerg, Karl Stollery Sharks announcement Recalled to NHL Sharks
11/1 Dylan DeMelo, Bryan Lerg   Assigned to AHL Barracuda
10/30 Sharks announcement Recalled to NHL Sharks
10/29 Mirco Mueller Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL Barracuda
10/28 Sharks announcement Recalled to NHL Sharks (per AHL transactions)
10/26 Kevin Labanc   Named OHL and CHL POTW. Congrats
10/25 Adam Helewka Barracuda tweet Released from ATO (and returned to WHL Spokane; they have 2 weeks to get down to 3 OA from the four with his release).
Bryan Lerg, John McCarthy, Mirco Mueller Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL Barracuda
10/24 John McCarthy Sharks announcement Recalled to NHL Sharks
10/23 Micheal Haley Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL Barracuda
10/22 Bryan Lerg Sharks announcement Recalled to NHL Sharks
10/21 Micheal Haley, Mirco Mueller Sharks announcement Recalled to NHL Sharks
Bryan Lerg, Nikolay Goldobin, Dylan DeMelo Assigned to AHL Barracuda
10/18 Bryan Lerg Sharks announcement Recalled Sunday; announced Monday.
10/16 Logan Couture Sharks announcement Broken fibula; out 4-6 weeks. (LTIR me thinks) Put on IR with Lerg's recall
10/15 Nikolay Goldobin Sharks announcement Missing from AHL morning skate, assumed recalled; official 10/16.
10/14 Adam Parsells   USHL trade: Greenbay to Chicago
10/8 Bryan Lerg, John McCarthy Barracuda announcements Named captain and assistant, respectively

Daniel Doremus -F
Rick Pinkston - D

Loaned to ECHL Allen
10/6 Cavan Fitzgerald Sharks announcement Confims ELS deal with Sharks. Sharks make signing official 10/7.
10/5 Raffi Torres NHL announcement NHL suspends Torres for 41 games for hit in 10/3 preseason game.
Joe Pavelski, Logan Couture, Joe Thornton Sharks announcement Pavelski named captain; Couture, Thornton named assistant captains.
Jonathan Parker – F
Alex Gallant – F
Phil Pietroniro – D
Barracuda announcement Released (to their respective ECHL teams)
Danny Federico Signed to AHL/ECHL two-way contract and assigned to ECHL Allen
Joel Rumpel Assigned to ECHL Allen
Greger Hanson – F
Gary Steffes – F
Mike DiPaolo – F
David Makowski – D
Justin Baker – D
Released, assigned to ECHL Allen
Nikolay Goldobin - F
Melker Karlsson - F
Mirco Mueller - D
Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL Barracuda (getting roster to opening limit of 23).
Troy Grosenick - G
Bryan Lerg - F
Micheal Haley - F
John McCarthy - F
Ryan Carpenter - F
Frazer McLaren - F
Jeremy Langlois - F
Karl Stollery - D
Gus Young - D
Sharks announcement And assigned back to AHL Barracuda.
10/2 Sharks announcement Nine players recalled.
9/28 Frazer McLaren   Put on waivers (for assignment to AHL); waivers will clear/claimed at 9am Tuesday morning. 9/29 - cleared waivers; assigned to AHL Barracuda.
Timo Meier Sharks announcement Assigned to QMJHL Halifax, who then named him captain.
Jonathan Parker, Greger Hanson, Gary Steffes, Scott Timmins, Alex Gallant, David Makowski, Justin Baker, Phil Pietroniro Barracuda camp roster Barracuda camp invitees/PTOs (in addition to previous NHL PTOs assigned).
Troy Grosenick, Ryan Carpenter, Gus Young Sharks announcement Six players cleared waivers, plus three more players -- all assigned to AHL Barracuda
9/27 Mark Cundari, Aaron Dell, Micheal Haley, Bryan Lerg, John McCarthy, Karl Stollery Put on waivers (for assignment to AHL); waivers will clear/claimed at 9am Monday morning.
9/23 Joel Rumpel Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL Barracuda
Rourke Chartier, Jeremy Roy, Dylan Sadowy Returned to respective CHL team
9/21 Roy Sommer - Head Coach, Ryan Mougenel - Asst Coach, Ryan Mougenel - Video Coach, Chris Davidson-Adams - head equipment manager, Scott Eastman - asst equipment manager, Marley Sommer - locker room attendant, Chris Wolfinger - head athletic trainer, Brian Ganz - strength and conditioning coach. Development coaches: Dirk Graham, Bryan Marchment, Evgeni Nabokov, Mike Ricci, and Niklas Sundstrum Barracuda announcement Barracuda annouce their hockey staff for the upcoming season.
Vincent Arseneau - F
Chris Crane - F
Mike DiPaolo - F
Daniel Doremus - F
Petter Emanuelsson - F
Adam Helewka - F
Nikita Jevpalovs - F
Jeremy Langlois - F
Trevor Parkes - F
Julius Bergman - D
Danny Federico - D
Patrick McNally - D
Rick Pinkston - D
Joakim Ryan - D
Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL camp. Arseneau, Parkes, Pinkston are on AHL contracts. DiPaolo, Doremus, Federico on (NHL) try outs. Helewka "unsigned" NHL draftee (thinking he's got a deal not yet announced).
9/17 Alexis Vanier - D
Kevin Labanc
- F
Alex Schoenborn
- F
Sharks announcement Unsigned draftees returned to junior teams.
Liam Herbst - G
Cavan Fitzgerald - D
Gabryel Boudreau - F
Stephen Harper - F
Joey Ratelle - F
Released from try out agreement.
9/13 Jeremy Roy Sharks announcement Signs to (3 year) ELS deal
9/10 Mike DiPaolo, Gabryel Boudreau, Daniel Doremus   Listed on training camp roster. Not previously announced as signed or on try out.
9/3 Travis Oleksuk   UFA signs with AHL Hartford
Nick Jones   UFA signs with ECHL Carolina
8/24 Steve Spott Sharks announcement Named as assistant coach
Frazer McLaren Sharks announcement Signed to a one year, two-way NHL contract.
8/21 Vincent Arseneau, Rick Pinkston   Signed to two-way AHL/ECHL contracts.
8/18 Jimmy Bonneau   Signs with ECHL Rapid City
8/17 Danny Federico, Liam Herbst, Rick Pinkston   Others listed on NHL.com -- assuming invitee.
Stephen Harper   Listed on NHL.com as Sharks prospect. But apparently try out player.
8/13 Eriah Hayes   Signs with AHL Chicago
7/20 Aaron Dell Sharks announcement Signs one year, two-way contract. Announced 8/3.
7/17 Daniil Tarasov   Defects and signs two-year contract with KHL Dynamo.
7/16 Trevor Parkes Barracuda announcement Re-signed with organization for one year.
7/9 Gus Young Barracuda announcement First AHL Barracuda player signed. Was with Worcester last season.
7/7 Timo Meier Sharks announcement Signed three year ELS deal.
7/3 Joel Ward Sharks announcement Signed three year deal. Modified NTC.
Gabryel Boudreau, Spenser Foo, Sam Herr, Robby Jackson, Nikolas Olsson, Caston Sommer, Danny Federico, Brendan Kotyk, Liam Herbest Sharks announcement of roster Development Camp invitees (not in Sharks depth chart) include these listed. Boudreau was drafted by Sharks, but not signed before he became eligible to be redrafted, so he's on try out too.
7/2 Patrick McNally Sharks announcement Signed to two year ELS deal
Mark Cundari Sharks announcement Signed to one year deal, two-way
Michael Haley Sharks announcement Signed to one year deal
Wayne Thomas Sharks announcement Announces retirement
Bob Boughner Sharks announcement Announced as SJSharks assistant coach. (Rumored for awhile) Owner of OHL Windor Spitfires.
7/1 Johan Hedberg Former Sharks prospect, who has worked with DeBoer, to be next Sharks goalie coach. (rumored a few days ago) Announced 7/2. Corey Schwab out.
John McCarthy Sharks announcement UFA (and former Shark) signs one year, two way deal
Paul Martin Sharks announcement UFA signed to four year deal.
6/30 Bryan Lerg Sharks announcement Per Lavoie re-signed to one year, two way deal. Announced 7/2.
Chris Crane, Harri Sateri   Unclear what their status is. Not (re-)QOd, but not on list of UFAs. Per email exchange, Crane's els has not expired, and Sateri is still a member of the Sharks organization.
JP Anderson, Taylor Doherty, Eriah Hayes, Rylan Schwartz Sharks announcement Not QO'd, become UFAs.
Aaron Dell, Daniil Tarasov Sharks issue qualifying offers
Karlis Cukste   Drafted in CHL import draft by QMJHL Rouyn-Noranda. (However, there are reports he'll be heading to USHL.)
Martin Jones

Sharks trade announcement

Sharks signing tweet

Sharks trade 2016 1st and rights to Sean Kuraly to Boston for goalie Jones. (Boston QO'd Jones before trade.) And Sharks sign him to three year deal, announced 7/2.
6/29 Brendan Dillon Sharks announcement Signed to five year extension. Announced 6/30.
Konrad Abeltshauser   Traded to St Louis for conditional 2016 7th round pick.
Cavan Fitzgerald   Invited to rookie camp in September?
6/28 Joey Ratelle   Invited to rookie camp in September?
6/27 Petter Emanuelsson Sharks announcement Signed to one year NHL deal.
Karl Stollery Sharks announcement Signed to one year NHL deal.
John Kupsky Sharks announcement Drafted 193rd overall
Marcus Vela Drafted 190th overall

Adam Parsells

Drafted 160th overall

Rudolfs Balcers

Drafted 142nd overall

Karlis Cukste

Drafted 130th overall - Sharks announcement
Adam Helewka Drafted 106th overall
Mike Robinson Drafted 86th overall
Patrick McNally Sharks announcement Acquired from Vancouver for #210 pick
Antii Niemi Sharks announcement Rights traded to Dallas for 7th round pick (193 overall)
Jeremy Roy Sharks announcement Drafted 31st overall
6/26 Melker Karlsson Sharks announcement Per Lavoie signed to two year deal. Announced 6/27.
Timo Meier Sharks announcement Picked 9th overall in draft
6/25 Troy Grosenick Sharks announcement Per Lavoie signed to two year deal. 2-way first year; 1-way 2nd. Announced 6/27.
Cliff Watson   Named co-captain of Michigan Tech team.
6/23 Rourke Chartier, Dylan Sadowy   Invited to Team Canada WJC camp.
6/19 Scott Hannan, John Scott   Announced they will not be re-signed.
Adam Burish   Put on waivers for purpose of buyout. (~$600k hit for next two seasons). Cleared waivers 6/20.
6/17 Gage Ausmus   Named captain of UND team.
6/2 Alex Schoenborn, Dylan Sadowy, Alexis Vanier, Kevin Labanc Sharks announcement Sharks announce bonafide offers to 4 2014 draftees. (Nothing on 2013 draftees Bergvik, Galimov)
Gabryel Boudreau Boudreau back to draft.
5/31 Steve Spott   Former PDB assistant coach. Toronto Sun reporter says that Sharks have asked TML for permission to talk to him.
5/28 David Barr   Former PDB assistant coach. Edmonton Journal speculates he may be in the mis.
5/28 Peter DeBoer Sharks announcement Sharks announce DeBoer hired as 8th* head coach in franchise history. Reportedly a four-year deal.
* excluding the handful of games Cap Raeder was "head" coach between Sutter and Wilson.
Word out of NJ is the Devils won't seek compensation.
5/19 Todd McLellan   Hired by Edmonton Oilers. Sharks owed 3rd round pick in compensation (either 2015, 2016 or 2017).
5/17 Joonas Donskoi Sharks announcement Per NHL.com player page, has been signed by Sharks. 5/18 - agent confirms two year ELS deal. 5/20 - Sharks announce.
Vincent Arseneau   Activated off ECHL reserve
5/12 Vincent Arseneau, Rylan Schwartz   Put on ECHL reserve
5/8   Sharks announcement Sharks sign lease extension (was exp in 2018) through 2025, with annual renewals available through 2040.
5/4 Rylan Schwartz   Assigned to ECHL Allen (playoff experience)
4/20 Todd McLellan Sharks announcement Mutally agrees to leave team.
Jay Woodcroft, Jim Johnson, Brett Hemlich Assistant coaches and video coordinator relieved of duties.
Gabryel Paquin-Boudreau   Tells local newspaper the Sharks won't be signing him; putting him back in the pool for the draft
Brendan Ellis   Recalled from ECHL South Carolina to AHL Worcester
4/16 Julius Bergman Sharks announcement After elimination from OHL playoffs, assigned to AHL Worcester.
4/15 Jeremy Langlois Sharks announcement AHL Worcester player signs two-way one year NHL deal per Lavoie. Announced 6/27.
Brent Burns Sharks announcement Named as Sharks representative for King Clancy Memorial Trophy
4/14 Ben Smith Sharks announcement Joining Team USA for IIHF World Championships
Brent Burns Sharks announcement Joining coach for IIHFs as defenseman
Todd McLellan Sharks announcement Named head coach for IIHF World Championships for Hockey Canada; and with Jay Woodcroft.
JP Anderson   Assigned to AHL Worcester from ECHL Allen
4/12 Taylor Fedun, Bryan Lerg, Karl Stollery, Chris Tierney Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL Worcester (for playoffs).
4/10 JP Anderson   Activated from ECHL reserve
4/9 JP Anderson   Put on ECHL reserve
4/8 Barclay Goodrow Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL Worcester (for playoffs).
4/5 Bryan Lerg Sharks announcement Recalled to NHL
Chris Crane   Assigned to ECHL Allen from ECHL Missouri
Daniel Doremus   Signed to AHL SPC (undrafted free agent). NHL?
4/3 Karl Stollery Sharks announcement Recalled to NHL (emergency basis)
4/2 San Jose Barracuda Sharks announcement NHL team formally announces AHL franchise name/logo/jerseys for 2015-16.
4/1 Sean Kuraly   Named captain of Miami (Ohio) hockey team for 2015-16. (IOW, he's not going pro this summer)
Nikolai Goldobin Sharks announcement Assigned from Europe (HIFK) to AHL Worcester
Mike Brown   Activated off IR
3/31 Joel Rumpel   Signs ATO with ECHL Allen
Daniil Tarasov Sharks announcement Returned to AHL Worcester
3/30 Konrad Abeltshauser   Assigned to ECHL Allen
3/29 Colin Blackwell   Announces he's returning to college for one more year due to missing half year+ due to concussions.
Joel Rumpel   Released from ATO (heading to ECHL Allen?)
3/28 Taylor Fedun Sharks announcement Recalled to NHL (emergency basis)
3/26 Joakim Ryan Sharks announcement Signed to two-year ELS contract
Joel Rumpel Sharks announcement Signed to NHL 1-year ELS contract (reporting to Worcester on AHL ATO)
3/24 Matt Willows   Signed to AHL ATO
Vincent Arseneau   Loaned to ECHL Allen
3/22 Joakim Ryan   Draftee signed to AHL ATO
3/18 Daniel Ciampini WSharks announcement Signed to AHL ATO -> AHL SPC
Daniil Tarasov   Recalled (again)
3/17 Daniil Tarasov   Assigned
3/15 Daniil Tarasov   Recalled (again)
3/14 Daniil Tarasov   Assigned to Worcester
3/13 Daniil Tarasov Sharks announcement Recalled from Worcester (emergency)
3/9 Taylor Fedun   Assigned to Worcester
Vincent Arseneau WSharks announcement Acquired from AHL Manchester for future considerations
3/8 Taylor Fedun   Recalled (emergency basis, apparently)
3/7 Taylor Fedun   Assigned to Worcester
3/6 Taylor Fedun Sharks announcement Recalled from Worcester
3/4 Derek Deblois   Signed to AHL PTO
3/2 Chris Tierney, Barclay Goodrow   Paper transacation: Assigned to Worcester and recalled (eligibility for AHL playoffs).
Tyler Kennedy Sharks announcement Conditional 2016 3rd from NY Islanders for Kennedy (2016 7th unless Isles win cup and Kennedy plays 50%+ of final games -- and each pick is lower of either NYI or other acquired pick in round)
Karl Stollery (for Freddie Hamilton) Sharks announcement D Stollery acuired from Colorado for Hamilton. Assigned to Worcester.
Ben Smith (for Andrew Desjardins) Sharks announcement Smith and conditional 2017 7th round pick acquired from Chicago for Desjardins. Sharks retain 50% of salary.
3/1 Chris Tierney Sharks announcement Recalled from Worcester
James Sheppard Sharks announcement Traded to NY Rangers for 2016 4th pick. $100k salary retained.
Aaron Dell WSharks announcement Signed to NHL SPC (1 year, two way). Unclear if this is through next couple of months or for next season. UPDATE: for this season
Tye McGinn Sharks announcement Put on waivers; claimed 3/2 by Arizona Coyotes
2/28 Tye McGinn Sharks announcement Activated off IR
Chris Tierney Assigned to AHL Worcester
2/25 Daniil Tarasov Sharks announcement Activated from IR and assigned to AHL Worcester
2/19 Kyle Bigos   Assigned to ECHL Ontario
Nick Jones   Assigned to ECHL Indy
JP Anderson   Assigned to ECHL Allen
2/17 Justin Braun Sharks announcement Activated off IR
Matt Tennyson Assigned to Worcester
2/15 Marc-Edouard Vlasic Sharks announcement Activated off IR.
Dylan Demelo Assigned to Worcester
2/11 Evgeni Nabokov Sharks announcement Announces retirement
Trevor Parkes   Released from PTO, signed to AHL SPC
2/9 Evgeni Nabokov Sharks announcement Acquired from Tampa Bay Lightning for future considerations. (Announcement coming 2/11 -- assumed he will announce retirement.) After clearing waivers (with TB), he's considered a non-roster player, I believe.
Tommy Wingels Sharks announcement Activated off IR
Daniil Tarasov Put on IR
2/8 Spencer Asuchak   Released from ATO
Chris Crane, Nick Jones, Rylan Schwartz   Recalled to AHL Worcester from their respective ECHL franchises
Dylan Demelo Sharks announcement Recalled from AHL Worcester
Marc-Edouard Vlasic Put on IR
2/7 Jackson Winkler (G)   Emergency back up goaltender AHL; released after the game from ATO
2/4 Chris Tierney Sharks announcement Recalled from AHL Worcester
Tye McGinn Put on IR (retroactive to 1/31?)
2/3 Spencer Asuchak, Trevor Parkes   Signed to AHL PTOs
1/29 Kyle Bigos   Recalled to AHL Worcester from ECHL Ontario
1/28 Daniil Tarasov Sharks announcement Recalled from AHL Worcester
1/27 Barclay Goodrow, Tomas Hertl, Mirco Mueller Sharks announcement Recalled from AHL Worcester (officially)
1/26 Nikita Jevpalovs Sharks announcement QMJHL player signed to ELS.
1/22 Aaron Dell   Recalled to AHL Worcester from ECHL Allen
Dylan Demelo, Barclay Goodrow, Tomas Hertl Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL Worcester (during NHL ASG break).
1/20 Greger Hanson   Released from AHL PTO
Dylan Demelo Sharks announcement Recalled from AHL Worcester
Mirco Mueller Assigned to AHL Worcester on conditioning stint.
Justin Braun, Tommy wingels Put on IR
1/14 John McCarthy WSharks announcement NHL St Louis assigns him to AHL Worcester
Adam Burish Assigned to AHL Chicago
1/13 Tyler Kennedy   Activated from IR
1/12 Riley Brace   Released from AHL PTO
1/11 Freddie Hamilton Sharks announcement Assigned to AHL Worcester
1/10 Brent Burns Sharks announcement Named as Sharks representative to NHL All Star Game.
Joe Thornton   Activated from IR.
Mirco Mueller   Put on IR (upper body injury from WJC)
1/8 Chris Crane   Named to ECHL ASG roster
1/7 Riley Brace   AHL PTO player named as ECHL ASG starter
1/6 Matt Taormina   Named to AHL ASG roster
1/5 Roy Sommer   Named to AHL ASG coaching staff
Andrew Blazek   Released from AHL PTO
1/4 Mirco Mueller   Returns from Team Switzerland/WJC
Freddie Hamilton Sharks announcement Recalled from AHL Worcester (announced 1/5)
1/4 Joe Thornton Sharks announcement Put on IR (retroactively to 12/31); eligible to play 1/8
Micheal Haley Assigned to AHL Worcester (with end of Scott's suspension)

2014 transactions


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