San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-signed Group II restricted free agent Rob Davison
a one-year contract. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
In 2006-07, Davison, 27, registered two assists and 27 penalty minutes in 22 games for the Sharks.
In 2005-06, Davison recorded career highs in points (six) and assists (five) in 69 games. Additionally, Davison finished third on the team in penalty minutes (76), fourth in blocked shots (65) and fifth in hits (103).
In 2004-05, Davison played for Cardiff (Elite Ice Hockey League), becoming the first NHL player to play in the United Kingdom. He recorded two goals, three assists and 114 penalty minutes in 24 games.
In 161 career NHL games, Davison has posted 14 points (two goals, 12 assists) as well as 216 penalty minutes and a plus-5 rating.
The six-foot-three, 220-pound defenseman from St. Catherine’s, Ontario was selected by San Jose in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft (fourth round, 98th