• Sharks Recall Sexsmith

    News: Tyson Sexsmith has been recalled from AHL Worcester to serve as Thomas Greiss' backup for Thursday's game versus Dallas, David Pollack of the San Jose Mercury News reports.
    Analysis: This will be a temporary stay for Tyson Sexsmith and he should be sent down as soon as Antti Niemi is healthy. Niemi is day-to-day after being dinged up in practice, although it appears to be nothing serious and he could be back shortly.
  • Sharks Place Sexsmith With Worcester Of AHL

    News: The Sharks have sent Tyson Sexsmith to AHL Worcester, the San Jose Mercury News reports.
    Analysis: A lingering injury to Antero Niittymaki (hip) has caused a shift in the goalie pecking order in San Jose, but it's apparent that Tyson Sexsmith is not yet NHL ready. The same goes for backstop Thomas Heemskerk, who also is bound for Worcester, according to the report.
  • Sharks' Sexsmith Sent To AHL Worcester

    News: Sexsmith has been re-assigned to AHL Worcester from Stockton of the ECHL, the San Jose Mercury News reports.
    Analysis: An undisclosed injury to Alex Stalock prompted the minor-league call-up for Sexsmith, who turned in a 3.01 goals-against average in nine games serving as a backstop for the Stockton Thunder.
  • Sharks' Sexsmith: Paying His Dues in Lower League

    News: Sexsmith earned Reebok Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Week Honors for his stellar play between October 18-24, the official site of the ECHL reports.
    Analysis: Sexsmith, a netminder prospect in the Sharks' organization, is a reported 2-1-1 this year as a member of the Stockton Thunder in the ECHL, a mid-level hockey league. Sexsmith signed a three-year, entry-level deal with Team Teal back in the summer of 2008, but he probably won't see time in the majors this season.
  • Sexsmith signs three-year deal

    News: The Sharks signed goalies Timo Pielmeier and Tyson Sexsmith to three-year contracts Wednesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
    Analysis: Sexsmith has spent the last three seasons with the Vancouver Giants in the Western Hockey League. The 19-year-old ranked first in the WHL in goals against average (1.89), shutouts (nine) and second overall in wins with 43 last season. Sexsmith finished the season with a 43-11-6 in 62 games. The 6-foot, 204-pound Calgary native was selected by San Jose in the third round (91st overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He is nothing more than a long-term keeper.