San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has acquired a sixth round selection in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft from the Colorado Avalanche in exchange for right wing Scott Parker.
Parker has appeared in 11 games this season, registering 22 penalty minutes and no points. In 273 career games, he has accumulated 623 penalty minutes and 19 points (6-13=19).
In 2005-06, Parker, 28, appeared in 10 games for the Sharks, tallying one goal and 38 penalty minutes. In 2003-04, he accumulated a team-leading 101 penalty minutes (PIM) in 50 games with the Sharks. In addition, he posted four points (one goal, three assists).
Prior to his arrival in San Jose, Parker posted four points (one goal, three assists) and 82 penalty minutes in 43 games with Colorado during the 2002-03 season. In 2000-01, the winger captured a Stanley Cup Championship while he was a member of the Avalanche.
The six-foot-five, 230-pound native of Hanford, California was acquired by San Jose on June 21, 2003 from Colorado in exchange for a fifth round selection in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.