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Sharks Prospect of the Week: Josef Korenar

by Nicola Karasik /

Josef Korenar has been selected as the 'Sharks Prospect of the Week' for the week of March 2 after posting 106 saves on 111 shots and allowing five goals (.953 save percentage) over three games for the San Jose Barracuda, San Jose's top American Hockey League (AHL) development affiliate.

On 3/2 and 3/4 vs. the Iowa Wild, Korenar logged back-to-back wins, allowing just one goal in each contest, while earning him 'First Star of the Game' honors in both games. The 22-year-old netminder also registered a career-high 42 saves on 3/2 against Iowa.

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Across 32 games played this season, Korenar has earned a 11-16-5 record, posting a .892 save percentage and 3.08 goals-against average in 1814 minutes of play.

The six-foot-one, 185-pound native of Pelhrimov, Czech Republic was signed by the San Jose Sharks on July 13, 2017.

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