|In his senior season with the University of Minnesota-Duluth, Sharp tied for fourth in the nation with 50 points in 43 games.
The Ducks announced on Tuesday that they have signed center MacGregor Sharp to a two-year entry-level contract. Per club policy, no financial terms of the deal were disclosed. Sharp is scheduled to report to the Iowa Chops, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Sharp, 23 (10/1/85), ranked tied for fourth in the nation in scoring with 26-24=50 points in 43 games with the University of Minnesota-Duluth (UMD) of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) this season. Sharp also finished second in the country in goals, tied for fourth in game-winning goals (4), and tied for ninth in power-play goals (9). Named to the 2009 WCHA All-Tournament team and 2008-09 All-College Hockey News second team, Sharp helped lead the Bulldogs to the 2009 NCAA West Regional final against Miami University (Ohio). During the Bulldogs’ 6-1 postseason run, he compiled 6-3=9 points in seven games, including a hat trick in UMD’s 4-0, WCHA Final Five title victory over the University of Denver on Mar. 21.
A native of Red Deer, Alberta, Sharp missed only one of 158 games with UMD over the last four seasons. In 157 career games, Sharp scored 50-58=108 points with 19 power-play goals and 109 penalty minutes (PIM), leading the Bulldogs in scoring the past two seasons. Named to the WCHA All-Academic Team in 2006-07 and 2007-08, the 6-1, 195-pound center concluded his UMD career on an 11-game point streak (12-7=19), which included two hat tricks.