SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has signed Forward Kurtis Gabriel (@kurtisgabriel) to a one-year contract. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
"Kurtis provides valuable depth to the organization, having experience at both the NHL and AHL level," said Wilson. "He is a great teammate who brings an extremely competitive, hard working attitude on the ice. We are happy to have him join our organization."
Gabriel, 27, appeared in 53 games last season for the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in the American Hockey League (AHL), scoring nine points (five goals, four assists) with 92 penalty minutes. Gabriel led the Phantoms in PIM and was tied for fifth in games played.