SJHN Daily: Tkachuk tweets Kane about bankruptcy, Sharks sign Mitchell Russell


The San Jose Sharks have added another prospect to the fold.

Mitchell Russell, 21, signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Sharks.

The older OHL forward is having a stellar season with the North Bay Battalion, scoring 41 goals and 47 assists in 64 games. Russell finished 10and in the league with 88 points.

Teammate of Sharks prospect Brandon Coe, Russell currently leads the OHL playoffs with 11 goals and is second with 22 points. The battalion will open the OHL Eastern Conference final against the Hamilton Bulldogs tomorrow.

“Mitchell is a character player and an on-ice leader with good production that helps his team win,” San Jose Sharks interim general manager Joe Will said in a team press release. . “He has a strong pedigree as a skater who was selected in the first round of the OHL draft.”

The 6-foot-0, 193-pound forward didn’t play last year because the OHL canceled its 2020-21 season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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About the NHL…

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Rob Blake has signed a three-year extension to remain general manager of the LA Kings. (hockey royalty)

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It’s a nice logo: Vegas Golden Knights unveiling its ECHL affiliation with the Savannah Ghost Pirates expansion.

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Dominik Simon confirms an altercation with Detroit Red Wings‘ Filip Hronek led to Simon’s dismissal from the Czech Republic’s world championship squad.

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Washington Capitals‘ Alex Ovechkin is reunited with his family in Russia for the first time since the Russian invasion of Ukraine.

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Philadelphia Flyers meet Barry Trotz.

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But beware, the Jets are also talking to the ex-New York Islanders head of bench:

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Should Montreal Canadiens target Kevin Fiala?

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Who stays, who leaves Vancouver Canucks?

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No easy answers for where it went wrong for the Boston Bruins:

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Darryl Sutter, former bench boss of the San Jose Sharks, now of the Calgary flamesis once again a finalist for the Jack Adams Trophy.

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Florida Panthers defender Ben Chiarot is fined for a header.

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