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Sharks Recall Defenseman Jacob Middleton from the Barracuda

by San Jose Sharks @sanjosesharks /

SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) general manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has recalled defenseman Jacob Middleton from the San Jose Barracuda (@sjbarracuda), the team's top development affiliate in the American Hockey League.

In 29 games with the Barracuda this season, Middleton has 12 points (2g, 10a), and was named to the 2019 AHL All-Star Classic. At the time of his recall, Middleton ranks T-third in assists and points among Barracuda defensemen.

The six-foot-three, 210-pound native of Stratford, Ontario, was signed by San Jose as a free agent September 7, 2017.

In a related move, defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic was placed on Injured Reserve.

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