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San Jose signs AHL standout Kennedy

Jan 23, 2013, 4:13 PM EDT

Tim Kennedy

The Sharks continued to add depth up front on Wednesday, agreeing to a one-year deal with Tim Kennedy, the leading scorer for their AHL affiliate in Worcester.

Terms of the deal were not announced, though the club did report it’s a one-year deal. Earlier in the day, San Jose announced they’d also reached an agreement with former Montreal forward Scott Gomez on a one-year, $700,000 deal.

Kennedy, 26, has appeared in 112 NHL contests since being drafted by Washington in the sixth round of the 2005 Entry Draft.

His best season came in Buffalo during the 2009-10 campaign, when he posted career-highs in games (78), goals (10), assists (16) and points (26). He also scored three points in six playoff games.

Kennedy spent last season in Florida, appearing in 27 games while registering 1G-1A-2PTS.

This season, he’s been one of the most dynamic scorers in the AHL, leading Worcester with 30 points in 31 games while being named to the Eastern Conference All-Star team.

  1. elemeno89 - Jan 23, 2013 at 11:54 PM

    Hes a firecracker. That is for sure.

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