SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the team has issued bonafide offers to the following players (2020 NHL Draft) and thus will retain their negotiating rights:
Brandon Coe, F, North Bay Battalion (OHL)
Timofey Spitserov, F, Culver Military Academy Prep
Coe, 19, was granted eligibility to play with the San Jose Barracuda (AHL) last season due to the Ontario Hockey League not hosting a 2020-21 season. He appeared in 17 games for the Barracuda, recording five points (one goal, four assists) and also skated in four postseason games registering two assists. Coe finished tied for third among Barracuda rookies in assists and tied for fifth in points. He recorded his first professional point on Apr. 6 vs. the Henderson Silver Knights and scored his first professional goal Apr. 30 against Henderson.
The six-foot-four, 188-pound native of Toronto, Ontario was selected by San Jose in the 2020 NHL Draft (fourth round, 98th overall).
Spitserov, 19, appeared in 12 games for Culver Military Academy, collecting 26 points (16 goals, 10 assists) with four penalty minutes. He also appeared in two games for the Muskegon Lumberjacks of the United States Hockey League (USHL), earning one assist in two games. Spitserov is committed to the University of Vermont for the 2021-22 season.
The five-foot-eleven, 174-pound native of Chelyabinsk, Russia was selected by San Jose in the 2020 NHL Draft (seventh round, 210th overall).