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Sharks Recall Defenseman Christian Jaros from San Jose Barracuda

by San Jose Sharks @SanJoseSharks / sjsharks.com

SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Christian Jaros (@ChristianJaros) from the San Jose Barracuda (@sjbarracuda), the team's top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).

Jaros, 24, has appeared in 10 games for the Barracuda recording two assists, a plus-4 rating and 10 shots on goal. Over the course of his AHL career, Jaros has recorded 33 points (five goals, 28 assists) and a plus-14 rating in 89 games with the Barracuda and Belleville Senators.

In the NHL, Jaros has skated in 76 career games with the Ottawa Senators scoring 13 points (one goal, 12 assists). He made his NHL debut with Ottawa on Oct. 10, 2017 and registered his first career NHL goal on Nov. 21, 2018 at Minnesota Wild.

Internationally, Jaros has represented Team Slovakia at the World Junior Championships, recording three points (one goal, two assists) in 12 games played in 2015 and 2016. He has also appeared in the World Championships for Slovakia in 2018 and 2019, earning five points (three goals, two assists) in 16 games.

The six-foot-three, 220-pound native of Kosice, Slovakia was originally selected by Ottawa in the 2015 NHL Draft (fifth round, 139th overall).

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