SAN JOSE, California - San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the team has signed unrestricted free agent goaltender Troy Grosenick to an entry-level contract.
“We think that Troy is a quality goaltender and we are excited to bring him into the fold,” said Wilson. “He has excelled the past couple seasons at Union playing for coach Rick Bennett and his staff, and we feel he can be a valuable member of our organization.”
Grosenick, 23, has spent the past three seasons at Union College of the ECAC. In 2012-13, Grosenick posted a 17-10-5 record. His 2.12 goals-against average, .926 save percentage and .609 winning percentage ranked him 4th among all ECAC goaltenders in each category.
In 2011-12, Grosenick led all ECAC goaltenders in goals-against average (1.65), save percentage (.936) and winning percentage (.758), while posting a 22-6-3 record. His strong season earned him several top honors including First-Team AHCA All-American, the Ken Dryden Award as ECAC Hockey Goaltender of the Year and he was Union’s first Hobey Baker Award finalist.
The six-foot-one, 190-pound native of Brookfield, Wisconsin played two seasons for the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders in the USHL prior to joining Union, posting a 39-19-6 record.
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