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Sharks Sign Goodrow to a Two-Year Extension

by San Jose Sharks @sanjosesharks /

SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) general manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has signed center Barclay Goodrow (@bgoodrow23) to a two-year contract extension, which will run through the 2020-21 season. Subject to team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.

"Barclay has impressed us with his attitude, work ethic and dedication to his game, particularly last season as he excelled on the ice for our club," said Wilson. "He was an undrafted player we signed who worked his way up through our system, developing with head coach Roy Sommer and the Barracuda staff, before earning his spot with the Sharks. We are excited to watch Barclay excel on and off the ice for our organization."

Goodrow set career highs in goals (7) and points (14) last season. He switched to center during the 2017-18 campaign and won 58.8% of his draws, which led San Jose and ranked third in the NHL (min. 100 faceoffs). In 124 career NHL games, Goodrow has registered 30 points (11g, 19a) with a career faceoff-win percentage of 58.4%.  Goodrow made his NHL debut with the Sharks Oct. 30, 2014 at Minnesota, and finished the 2014-15 season leading Sharks rookies in games played (60), penalty minutes (35) and was tied for first in game-winning goals (2). 

Goodrow also skated with the San Jose Sharks top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL), San Jose Barracuda previously with Worcester, logging 90 points (76g, 43a) in 125 career games. He led the Barracuda in goals with a career high 25 during the 2016-17 season, while also setting career highs in games played (61), assists (20), and points (45). The prior season, Goodrow was named to the AHL All-Star Game.

Prior to his professional career, Goodrow played in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) for the Brampton Battalion (2009-13) and the North Bay Battalion (2013-14), skating in 313 contests and scoring 229 points (127g, 102a). In 2013-14, Goodrow led all OHL playoff skaters in goals (14 ), and helped lead the Battalion to the OHL Finals.

The six-foot-two, 215-pound native of Toronto, Ontario was originally undrafted. Goodrow signed with the Sharks as a free agent on March 6, 2014.

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