Sharks Sign Forward Jonathan Matsumoto

Thursday, 07.12.2012 / 11:51 AM PT / News
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Sharks Sign Forward Jonathan Matsumoto

SAN JOSE, California - San Jose Sharks Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the team has signed forward Jonathan Matsumoto to a one-year contract. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Matsumoto, 25, appeared in one game for Florida this season after being acquired from Carolina on Jan. 18 for A.J. Jenks. At the American Hockey League level, he combined to produce 60 points (23-37=60) in 76 games with Charlotte and San Antonio.

In 2010-11, Matsumoto posted two points (2-0=2) in 13 games with Carolina. He made his NHL debut on Nov. 1 at Philadelphia. In his second game, he scored his first two NHL goals on Nov. 3 vs. the Islanders.

Matsumoto has combined to post 281 points (124-157=281) in 392 career regular season games at the AHL level. He has also posted 28 points (10-18=28) in 41 career AHL Calder Cup Playoff games. Prior to turning pro, he spent three seasons at Bowling Green State University (CCHA) and posted 113 points (49-64=113) in 110 games played.

The six-foot, 185-pound native of Ottawa, Ontario was originally selected by Philadelphia in the third round (79th overall) of the 2006 NHL Draft.

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