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Sharks Recall Fredrik Handemark and Antti Suomela from Barracuda

by San Jose Sharks @SanJoseSharks /

SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has recalled forwards Fredrik Handemark and Antti Suomela from the San Jose Barracuda, the team's top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).

Handemark, 27, made his NHL debut for San Jose on Jan. 18 at St. Louis. He ranks second on the Barracuda in points (7) and third in goals (3) in 10 games played. His plus-six rating leads all Barracuda players.

The six-foot-four, 210-pound native of Bjorbo, Sweden, was signed by San Jose (NHL) as a free agent on May 4, 2020.

Suomela, 26, currently ranks tied for first on the Barracuda in assists (5) and has six total points in 10 games. He has appeared in 47 NHL games, all with San Jose, registering 15 points (four goals, 11 assists) in those contests.

The six-foot, 180-pound native of Espoo, Finland, was originally signed by San Jose as a free agent on June 6, 2018.

In addition, forward Joachim Blichfeld has been reassigned to the Barracuda.

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