San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-signed Group II restricted free agent goaltender Dimitri Patzold to a one-year contract. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
In 2006-07, Patzold, 24, finished the season with a 10-8-3 record, a 3.35 goals-against average and a .888 save percentage with the Worcester Sharks, the top development AHL affiliate of the San Jose Sharks. Additionally, he registered two wins and one loss in four playoff appearances.
In 2005-06, Patzold recorded a 3.97 goals-against average with Cleveland (AHL). He registered 10 wins and 21 losses in 33 games.
In 2004-05, the native of Kamenogorsk, Kazakhstan recorded 18 wins, 16 losses, five ties and a 2.58 goals-against average in 41 games with Cleveland.
The six-foot, 195-pound goaltender was selected by San Jose in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft (fourth round, 107th overall).