Worcester Sharks make several transactions
San Jose Sharks recall Jamie McGinn and Thomas Greiss from Worcester
SAN JOSE – San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has recalled forward Jamie McGinn and goaltender Thomas Greiss from the Worcester Sharks, the team’s top development affiliate in the American Hockey League.
McGinn is currently sixth on Worcester with 30 points (19 goals, 11 assists) and 52 penalty minutes in 44 games. He has also added three points (two goals, one assist) in 18 games with San Jose this season.
Greiss has played in 41 games with Worcester this season, posting a 20-18-2 record with a 2.71 goals-against average and an .898 save percentage.
Worcester Sharks sign forward Trent Campbell; Kyle Jones recalled from Phoenix
WORCESTER – Worcester Sharks General Manager Wayne Thomas announced today that the club has signed forward Trent Campbell from the South Carolina Sting Rays of the ECHL to a player tryout agreement and has recalled rookie goaltender Kyle Jones from the Phoenix Road Runners.
Campbell has recorded 38 points (11-27-38) and 37 penalty minutes and was +22 in 37 games in this, his second professional season with the South Carolina Sting Rays. The 5-foot-10 forward from Beauval, Saskatchewan, also suited up for 17 games with the Portland Pirates this season recording eight points (3-5-8) in 17 games.
Jones, will be making his second trip back to Worcester. The 25-year old rookie began the season with Worcester playing in three games and recording a 1-1-0 record with a 5.20 GAA and a .756 save percentage. Kyle is 6-11-0 with Phoenix with a 3.62 GAA and a .886 save percentage. Jones has won five of his last eight starts in the ECHL.
The Worcester Sharks play six of their next eight games at the DCU Center in Worcester including three games this weekend!
On Friday, the Sharks host the Philadelphia Phantoms at 7:05 p.m. on College Night. All student tickets are just $9 and the game will also be shown live on Charter TV-3!
On Saturday, the Shark host the Albany River Rats at 7:05 p.m. on “College Alumni Night” and the first 3,000 fans will receive a Riley Armstrong Bobble Head Doll! Pick up your Family Fun Pack with a ticket, hot dog, and soda for just $15.25 each when buying a minimum of four tickets!
On Sunday, the Sharks host the Manchester Monarchs at 4:05 p.m. in a key Atlantic Division battle! Grab your Papa Gino’s Family Value ticket package today. Four gold level tickets and a rustic Papa Gino’s cheese pizza for only $12 per person!
The Sharks reduced their 2009-10 season ticket prices and they are on sale now! Purchases can be made by visiting the box office, contacting the Worcester Sharks office at 508.929.0500, or by crashing the net at www.sharksahl.com.
All games can be heard live on 580AM and 94.9FM WTAG, as well as online through AHL Live, by following the link on the Sharks website at www.sharksahl.com.