San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has signed forward T.J. Fox to a two-year contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Fox recently finished his sophomore season at Union College (ECACHL) with a team-leading 37 points (13 goals, 24 assists) in 36 games, tying the school’s single-season record for points,. Fox’s two season totals for the Dutchmen amounted to 21 goals and 36 assists for 57 points in 66 games.
He was tied for fifth in the ECACHL in overall scoring, second in assists, and fifth in power play points (19).
“We are excited about T.J. joining the San Jose Sharks organization,” said Wilson. “He has made tremendous progress in the last two seasons and that is a testament to the program at Union College and guidance and leadership provided by Head Coach Nate Leaman and his staff. We are looking forward to helping T.J. take his development to the next level”
Prior to joining Union College for his freshman year at the start of the 2005-06 season, the 6-1, 197-pound forward spent two seasons in the United States Hockey League with the Green Bay Gamblers and Chicago Steel. In that time, Fox played in 148 games and amassed 83 points (35 goals, 48 assists) and 176 penalty minutes. He was named to the 2005 USHL All-Star Game.
Fox is a native of Oswego, NY.