Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Sharks Assign Former Vipers Defenceman Bigos To AHL:
Vernon Vipers defenceman Kyle Bigos to the American Hockey League (AHL) Worcester Sharks after being released from Training camp.
The Worcester Sharks recently signed Bigos on September, 8th 2014. Bigos spent last season with three different teams (San Francisco, Ontario & Worcester). Bigos signed his first semi-pro contract with the Worcester Sharks on July, 16th 2013.
Bigos attended the San Jose Sharks Training Camp last season before being released back to Worcester where he was then assigned to the East Coast Hockey League San Francisco Bulls on October, 1st 2013. In 40 games with the Bulls Bigos collected (2-goals-4-assists-6-points) before the team ceased operations in late January. Bigos become an unrestricted free agent signed with East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) Ontario Reign playing in 19 games collected (1-goal-4-assists-5-points). Bigos was called up to the AHL played in five games with the Worcester Sharks registered one assist before being sent back down to the ECHL.
Bigos played two seasons in Vernon (2007-2009) collecting (10-goals-40-assists-50-points) in 166 regular season games with the Vipers. Bigos an assistant captain in his second and final season with the Vipers was drafted 99th overall by the NHL Edmonton Oilers in the 4th round of the 2009 NHL Draft. Bigos attended the Oilers Developement Camp two out of the last three years. The Edmonton Oilers traded Bigos to San Jose for Lee Moffie on July 7th 2013.
Kyle Bigos's Player Profile:
This is posted on the Sharks website:
Sharks Reduce Training Camp Roster by 11
Thursday, 09.18.2014 / 1:43 PM / News
SAN JOSE – San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has re-assigned 11 players from their 2014 NHL training camp.
The following players were re-assigned to their junior clubs:
PLAYES POS CLUB ASSIGNED TO HOW ACQUIRED
Rourke Chartier F Kelwona (WHL) Selected in the 2014 NHL Draft (5th round, 149th overall)
Kevin Labanc F Barrie (OHL) Selected in the 2014 NHL Draft (6th round, 171 overall)
Dylan Sadowy F Saginaw (OHL) Selected in the 2014 NHL Draft (3rd round, 81st overall)
Alex Schoenborn F Portland (WHL) Selected in the 2014 NHL Draft (3rd round, 72nd overall)
Alexis Vanier D Baie-Comeau (QMJHL) Selected in the 2014 NHL Draft (4th round, 102nd overall)
The following players were assigned to the Worcester Sharks camp:
PLAYER POS CLUB ASSIGNED TO HOW ACQUIRED
Kyle Bigos D Worcester (AHL) Free Agent
Chris Crane F Worcester (AHL) Selected in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft (7th round, 200th overall)
Brenden Ellis D Worcester (AHL) Free Agent
Jeremy Langlois F Worcester (AHL) Free Agent
Nick Jones D Worcester (AHL) Free Agent
John MacInnis F Worcester (AHL) Tryout Contract
The Sharks training camp now stands at 51 players. An updated roster can be found here,