Sharks Re-Sign Forward Tommy Wingels
SAN JOSE, California – San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-signed forward Tommy Wingels to a two-year contract. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
In 2011-12, Wingels played 33 games for San Jose, posting nine points (three goals, six assists), 18 penalty minutes and 102 hits. In 29 games with Worcester, he posted 21 points (13 goals, 8 assists) with 28 penalty minutes.
Wingels played in all five playoff games for San Jose, notching one assist. He finished the postseason first on the team in hits (17) and tied for third in plus-minus rating (+1).
Wingels was the Sharks selection for the 2012 Bill Masterton Trophy, an award given to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. He was nominated for his work with the “You Can Play” Project.
The six-foot, 190-pound native of Evanston, IL was selected in the sixth round (177th overall) by San Jose in the 2008 NHL Draft.