Zalewski and Callahan back in Worcester
SAN JOSE SHARKS ACTIVATE FORWARD TORREY MITCHELL FROM INJURED RESERVE
Forward Steven Zalewski Reassigned
SAN JOSE – San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the team has activated forward Torrey Mitchell from injured reserve. In a related move, Steven Zalewski was reassigned to Worcester.
Mitchell, 24, missed the 2008-09 NHL season due to a broken leg. He played in four games of 2009 Western Conference Quarterfinals versus Anaheim. Mitchell was recently sent to Worcester for conditioning purposes, posting one goal and two assists in five games.
In 82 NHL games with San Jose, Mitchell has posted 20 points (10 goals, 10 assists) and 50 penalty minutes. In 17 Stanley Cup Playoff games, he has notched three points (one goal, two assists) and tallied 12 penalty minutes. He was selected as the 2008 Playstation “Sharks Rookie of the Year.”
The Greenfield Park, Quebec native was originally selected by San Jose in the fourth round (126th overall) in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
Zalewski (ZUH-les-ski) has played in three games for San Jose, making his NHL debut on Oct. 12 vs. Phoenix.
The five-foot-eleven, 190-pound native of Utica, NY native was originally selected by San Jose in the fifth round (153rd overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
SHARKS REASSIGN DEFENSEMAN JOE CALLAHAN TO WORCESTER
SAN JOSE – San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has reassigned defenseman Joe Callahan to the Worcester Sharks, the team’s top development affiliate in the American Hockey League.
Callahan, 27, ranks second in scoring among Worcester defensemen with seven points (1-6=7) in 20 games, along with 12 penalty minutes.
Callahan, made his NHL debut in 2008-09 appearing in 18 games with the New York Islanders posting two assists (0-2=2) and four penalty minutes. He made his Sharks debut on Nov. 5 at Detroit, assisting on Logan Couture’s goal.
The six-foot-three, 220-pound native of Brockton, Massachusetts was originally selected by Phoenix in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft (3rd round, 70th overall) following three seasons with Yale University (ECAC).