Sharks Re-Sign Goaltender Alex Stalock
SAN JOSE, California – San Jose Sharks (@sanjosesharks) Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-signed goaltender Alex Stalock to a one-year contract.
In 2012-13, Stalock played 38 games with the Worcester Sharks of the AHL and posted a 2.60 goals against average, .912 save percentage and two shutouts. Stalock became the all-time leader in Worcester Sharks goalie wins when he secured his 75th victory on Apr. 9, 2013 at Bridgeport, making 32 saves in the 3-0 shutout victory. Along with holding the distinction of being the franchise leader in wins (finishing the year with 76), Stalock was named the Worcester Sharks 3 Stars Award winner.
Stalock made two appearances in relief for San Jose this season, making 11 saves and posting a 2.60 goals against average.
Stalock missed the majority of the 2011-12 season due to injury, returning to game action on Jan. 21, 2012 with the Stockton Thunder. In six games with Stockton, he posted a 5-1-0 record with a 2.83 goals against average and a .914 save percentage. After being recalled to the American Hockey League, he appeared in five total games between Worcester and Peoria. At the AHL level, he combined to post a 3-1-0 record with a 1.87 goals against average, a .932 save percentage and one shutout.
In 2010-2011, Stalock posted a 2.63 GAA and a .907 save percentage in 41 games played with Worcester. He also made his NHL debut, earning a relief win on Feb. 2 vs. Phoenix stopping all nine shots that he faced.
During the 2009-10 season, he was an AHL All-Star, named to the AHL-All Rookie Team, and recognized as the Worcester Sharks Team MVP.
The 25 year-old Stalock has appeared in 145 regular season career games with Worcester, posting a 78-53-10 record to go along with a 2.60 goals against average, .909 save percentage and seven shutouts.
The six-foot, 190-pound native of St. Paul, MN was selected by San Jose in the fourth round (112th overall) in the 2005 NHL Draft.