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Sharks Recall Helminen, McGinn, and Demers

by San Jose Sharks Staff / San Jose Sharks
SAN JOSE – San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has recalled forwards Dwight Helminen and Jamie McGinn and defenseman Jason Demers from the Worcester Sharks, the team’s top development affiliate in the American Hockey League.


In a related move, Sharks defenseman Marc-Edouard Vlasic has been placed on injured reserve.

McGinn has appeared in 40 games with the Sharks, recording eight points (7-1=8) and 20 penalty minutes. With Worcester, he has played in 27 games and posted 21 points (7-14=21).

The six-foot, 195-pound native of Fergus, Ontario native was originally selected by San Jose in the second round (36th overall) of the 2006 NHL Entry Draft.

Helminen appeared in the four games prior to the Olympic break for San Jose posting one goal. He has posted 19 points (10-9=19) and 14 penalty minutes in 56 games with Worcester.

He was signed as a free agent by San Jose on July 16, 2009. He was originally an eighth round selection (244th overall) by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

Demers has played in 43 games for San Jose, posting 20 points (4-16=20) and 12 penalty minutes. With Worcester, he posted ten points (2-8=10) in 16 games.

The six-foot-one, 195-pound native of Dorval, Quebec was originally selected by San Jose in the seventh round (186th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.

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