SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) general manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has activated defenseman Radim Simek from Injured Reserve and reassigned forward Noah Gregor and defenseman Jacob Middleton to the San Jose Barracuda (@sjbarracuda), the team's top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Simek, 27, has appeared in 16 games for the Sharks, recording four points (one goal, three assists) with eight penalty minutes. Simek scored his first goal of the season Nov. 7 vs Minnesota and also recorded a career-high five blocked shots in the game.
Gregor, 21, played in 18 games for the Sharks this season, recording one goal and 17 shots. He scored his first career NHL goal on November 29 against the Los Angeles Kings. Gregor has also appeared in seven games for the Barracuda, tallying two goals and five assists, with a plus-one rating.
The six-foot, 185-pound native of Edmonton, Alberta was selected by San Jose in the 2016 NHL Draft (fourth round, 111th overall).
Middleton, 23, appeared in four games for the Sharks this year, recording two shots and averaged 7:49 time on ice per game. In 13 games with the Barracuda this season, he registered two assists and 31 penalty minutes.
The six-foot-three, 210-pound native of Stratford, Ontario was signed by San Jose as a free agent on Sept. 7, 2017.
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