SAN JOSE - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has signed left wing Marcus Sorensen (@sorensenmarcus) to a standard, entry-level contract.
Sorensen, 23, tallied 43 points (15 goals, 19 assists) and posted 34 penalty minutes and a plus-12 rating in 47 games for Djurgårdens IF in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL) this season. In eight playoff games, he added six points (1 goal, 5 assists) and registered 14 penalty minutes. Last season, Sorensen was awarded the SHL rookie of the year award after putting up 32 points (15 goals, 17 assists) and leading Djurgårdens IF to a playoff appearance.
In 97 career SHL games with Djurgårdens IF, Sorensen has recorded 66 points (32 goals, 34 assists) and 64 penalty minutes. He represented Sweden in the 2015 Euro Hockey Tour, posting three goals and a plus-4 rating in a first-place finish.
The five-foot-eleven, 170-pound forward is a native of Södertälje, Sweden.