The Jr. Sharks are proud to announce that Goaltender Devin Cooley has signed a 2 year entry level contract with the Nashville Predators!
Cooley played his entire youth career in the Jr. Sharks program, from in-house to 18AAA. After the Jr. Sharks program, he spent time in the USHL, NAHL and the BCHL before committing and playing 3 years at Denver University.
Congratulations to Devin and the entire Cooley family!
The Jr. Sharks would like to congratulate 16AAA Defensemen Garrett Brown on his commitment to Denver University!
The 2004 Defensemen had a strong year last year, which was capped off by being drafted in the USHL by the Sioux City Musketeers.
Denver had 3 former Jr. Sharks on their roster last season, Devin Cooley, Tyson McLellan and Jake Durflinger.
Congratulations to the Brown Family and best of luck to Garrett!
The successful 2020 Spring and Summer continues for the San Jose Jr. Sharks.
The Jr. Sharks had the most players drafted in the NAHL Draft in club history on July 21st. The NAHL Draft is typically held in the spring but due to COVID-19, the draft date was pushed back to late summer.
18AAA Defensemen Deven Boldway was the first Jr. Shark drafted, being selected by the Expansion Wichita Falls Warriors. Boldway, who was a captain on the 18AAA Pacific Division Champion Jr. Sharks team, was selected 1st overall in the 3rd round.
The next Jr. Shark drafted was 18AAA Forward Owen Bohn. Bohn was selected by the Amarillo Bulls in the 5th Round. The Bulls compete in the NAHL South Division and are considered a power house in the NAHL.
Jr. Shark Alum Tyler Blanchard was selected by the Lone Star Brahmas in the 6th round. Blanchard has spent the last 2 years in the NA3HL, scoring 125 points in 83 games.
The final Sharks selected was 16AAA Assistant Captain Joe Sweeney. The big defensemen was selected in the 8th round by the Corpus Christi Ice Rays. Corpus Christi's current bench boss is former Jr. Sharks 18AAA Coach Nate Weossner.
Congratulations to all the players selected and best of luck this coming season!
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