SJ Sharks re-sign Sateri and Grosenick
SJ SHARKS RE-SIGN GOALTENDER HARRI SATERI
SAN JOSE - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the team has re-signed Group II restricted free agent goaltender Harri Sateri (@HarriSateri) (HAHR-ee sa-TEHR-ee) to one-year contract.
In 2012-13, Sateri played in 39 games with the Worcester Sharks of the AHL, posting a 2.89 goals against average, .903 save percentage and one shutout. On Dec. 2, 2013 he made an AHL season-high 50 saves and stopped all five shooters in the shootout.
In 2011-12 Sateri played in 38 games with Worcester, posting a 2.86 goals against average .908 save percentage and two shutouts. Sateri became the first goalie in Worcester Sharks history to post back-to-back shutouts in consecutive starts, making 25 saves against Portland on Jan. 8 and 23 saves against Providence on Jan. 13. In the process he set the Worcester Sharks franchise record shutout streak, logging 157:37 of consecutive shutout time.
The 23 year-old Sateri has played in 84 career AHL games, posting a 2.85 goals against average, .906 save percentage and three shutouts.
The six-foot-one, 205-pound goaltender was selected by San Jose in the fourth round (106th overall) of the 2008 NHL Draft.
SHARKS RE-SIGN GOALTENDER TROY GROSENICK
SAN JOSE - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the team has re-signed Group II restricted free agent goaltender Troy Grosenick (@TGrose1) to a two-year contract.
Grosenick, 23, has spent the past three seasons at Union College of the ECAC. In 2012-13, Grosenick posted a 17-10-5 record in 34 games played. His 2.12 goals-against average, .926 save percentage and .609 winning percentage were ranked 4th amongst all ECAC goaltenders in each category.
Among NCAA goaltenders who played at least 34 games, his goals-against average and save percentage was eighth-best. Overall in the NCAA, he ranked 16th in GAA and 17th in save percentage.
In 2011-12, Grosenick led all ECAC goaltenders in goals-against average (1.65, second among all NCAA goalies), save percentage (.936, third among all NCAA goalies) and winning percentage (.758), while posting a 22-6-3 record. His strong season earned him several top honors including First-Team AHCA All-American, the Ken Dryden Award as ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Year. Grosenick was also the first Union player to be named finalist for the Hobey Baker Award, an annual award given to the top National Collegiate Athletic Association men's ice hockey player.
The six-foot-one, 190-pound native of Brookfield, Wisconsin was signed by San Jose as a free agent on April 8, 2013.