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Sharks Reassign Defenseman Matt Irwin to Worcester

by Staff Writer / San Jose Sharks
SAN JOSE, California – San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has reassigned defenseman Matt Irwin to the Worcester Sharks, the team’s top development affiliate in the American Hockey League.

Irwin, 24, has played in 21 games for Worcester, posting 16 points (7-9=16), which is tied for third on the team and first among defensemen. His seven goals are tied for second in the AHL among defensemen. Six of his goals have come on the power play, which lead all AHL defensemen and are tied for eighth overall in the League.

In 96 career games with Worcester over the past three seasons, he has posted 47 points (17-30=47) and 53 penalty minutes.

The six-foot-two, 210-pound native of Brentwood Bay, British Columbia was originally signed by San Jose as a free agent on March 23, 2010.

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