SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Sharks have signed forwards John McCarthy, Bryan Lerg and Micheal Haley to one-year contracts.
The Sharks also announced the hiring of Bob Boughner as an assistant coach and Johan Hedberg as goaltending coach for Peter DeBoer's new staff on Thursday. Executive Wayne Thomas also retired after 22 years with the organization.
The three forwards signed are expected to play key roles on the new AHL team in San Jose and provide insurance for the Sharks.
McCarthy has played 87 career games with San Jose with three goals and three assists.
Lerg had 13 goals and 28 assists for Worcester of the AHL last year and scored in his NHL debut on April 9 at Edmonton.
Haley had 18 goals and 13 assists at Worcester last season.