SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-signed forward Noah Gregor (@n_gregs20) to a one-year contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
"Noah showed last season that he has the tools to be an effective player at the NHL level by utilizing his speed," said Wilson. "We feel that he will elevate the competition among our forward group for a roster spot this season."
Gregor, 23, appeared in 30 games for the Sharks in 2020-21, recording six points (5g, 1a) and set career highs in games played, goals, points and shots (60). He also spent time with the San Jose Barracuda, San Jose's top developmental affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL), recording nine points (3g, 6a) in 10 games.
Over the course of his NHL career, he has appeared in 58 games scoring 11 points (five goals, three assists) and 14 penalty minutes. He has also skated in 35 career AHL games, registering 28 points (10 goals, 18 assists).
Prior to his professional career, Gregor skated in 257 career Western Hockey League (WHL) games with the Moose Jaw Warriors, Victoria Royals, and Prince Albert Raiders. He helped lead Prince Albert to a WHL Championship in 2018-19, scoring 24 points (13 goals, 11 assists) in 23 contests. He finished second in postseason goals, was tied for third in points, ranked fifth in assists and was named the WHL Player of the Game in the Final after posting three points (two goals, one assist) in Game 7. During the 2015-16 season, he was named to the CHL Top Prospects Game and led all WHL rookies in the regular season in assists (45). In addition, Gregor was teammates on Moose Jaw with fellow Sharks prospect Jayden Halbgewachs from 2014-17.
Internationally, Gregor skated with Team Canada at the 2016 U-18 World Junior Championship where he posted two assists in five games.
The six-foot, 185-pound native of Beaumont, Alberta, was originally selected by San Jose in the 2016 NHL Draft (fourth round, 111th overall).