San Jose waived DeSimone on Monday, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.
DeSimone stuck with AHL San Jose for the entirety of the 2019-20 campaign, picking up 19 points while posting a minus-8 rating. The 26-year-old blueliner likely won't see NHL ice in 2020-21 unless the Sharks are ravaged by injuries or illness.
DeSimone was recalled from AHL San Jose on Saturday.
DeSimone will provide additional depth ahead of a back-to-back set against Ottawa on Saturday and Colorado on Sunday, though it remains to be seen if he works his way into either contest. If the 25-year-old New York native gets into a game, it will be his NHL debut.
DeSimone was reassigned to AHL San Jose on Tuesday.
DeSimone was called up to be the seventh defenseman for Tuesday's game against the Maple Leafs. The Sharks' next game is Thursday versus the Wild -- DeSimone may be back with the big club ahead of that game, but it's unlikely he'll get the chance to make his NHL debut.
DeSimone was called up from AHL San Jose on Tuesday.
DeSimone will serve as defensive depth for the Sharks after Jacob Middleton suffered a lower-body injury in Saturday's game against the Penguins. In 46 games with the Barracuda, DeSimone has three goals and 17 points this season. He has yet to make his NHL debut, but he could challenge Brandon Davidson for playing time.
DeSimone inked a two-year, two-way contract with San Jose on Thursday worth $1.4 million at the NHL level, CapFriendly reports.
DeSimone went undrafted coming out of Union College, but spent the past two seasons with the Barracuda. In 65 appearances last year, the blueliner notched 14 goals and 32 assists. If he can continue to develop his offensive game, the 24-year-old should get a chance to make his NHL debut in 2019-20.
DeSimone received a qualifying offer from the Sharks prior to Tuesday's deadline.
DeSimone was AHL San Jose's most productive blueliner in terms of offense last season, racking up 14 goals and 46 points in 65 games, so it's no surprise that the organization would like him to stick around. However, at this point there's no reason to believe he'll have a regular role with the big club in 2019-20.
DeSimone was recalled from AHL San Jose on Thursday, Curtis Pashelka of The San Jose Mercury News reports.
In 65 games in the minors, DeSimone logged 46 points (14 goals, 32 assists) in the regular season, in addition to a goal and assist through four games in the Calder Cup Playoffs. The Illinois native pinballed between the minors and the big club towards the end of the season, and it's unclear how much ice time he'll see as the Sharks get ready for the second round. Either way, DeSimone seems to be getting rewarded for his consistent play in the minors.
DeSimone was reassigned to AHL San Jose on Saturday, TSN reports.
DeSimone failed to break into the lineup during this brief promotion, but could still make his NHL debut down the stretch. The blueliner may need to spend another year in the minors developing his game before he gets a shot at breaking into the Sharks' 23-man roster on a more permanent basis.
The Sharks recalled DeSimone from AHL San Jose on Friday, Kevin Kurz of The Athletic reports.
The 24-year-old has yet to make his debut at the top level, but he's proven to be an offensive threat with AHL San Jose, notching 39 points over 55 games. With six other defensemen currently healthy on the roster, there's no guarantee he will make his debut this time around either.
DeSimone was called up to the AHL's Barracuda on Sunday, TSN reports.
The Sharks want to give DeSimone heavy playing time, hence how he's shuffled between the parent club and its minor-league affiliate twice already and the regular season hasn't even started yet. From a fantasy standpoint, it'll be hard to depend on a guy who's always on the move.
DeSimone was reassigned to the AHL's Barracuda on Friday, only one day after getting called up.
Expect plenty of roster shuffling around San Jose this season, as the Baby Sharks share the home rink with the parent club. The American defenseman secured one goal and five helpers in 13 games for the Barracuda last postseason, so he at least has the attention of Sharks brass.
DeSimone was recalled from the AHL on Thursday.
The Union College product got a taste of professional hockey at the tail-end of 2016-17, recording seven points over the course of 17 AHL games split between the regular season and postseason. DeSimone's recall doesn't necessarily mean that he has a realistic shot of making the Sharks' Opening Night squad, as he's likely with the big team to provide some depth for Thursday's preseason game against Anaheim. Expect DeSimone to spend most (if not all) of 2017-18 in the minors to gain experience.
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