Jonas Gustavsson, widely regarded as the top professional goaltender not under an NHL contract, is currently visiting North America in an effort determine which NHL club he wants to sign with.
The Sharks have acknowledged that they have had talks with the free agent goalie.
Gustavsson, a 24-year-old from Sweden, backstopped Farjestad to a Swedish championship last season. In the regular season he posted a 1.96 goals-against-average and a .932 save percentage. En route to the playoff title, he registered a 1.03 GAA and a .961 save percentage.