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Sharks pick up veteran Zubrus

SAN JOSE, Calif. — The Sharks signed veteran forward Dainius Zubrus to a one-year, two-way contract.

Zubrus had been on a professional tryout with the Sharks before signing the deal Tuesday. He is expected to make his debut for the team tonight against Chicago.

The 37-year-old had four goals and six assists in 74 games with New Jersey last season. He played for Sharks coach Peter DeBoer from 2011-14 with the Devils.

Zubrus has 225 goals and 359 assists in 1,243 career games with Philadelphia, Montreal, Washington, Buffalo and New Jersey.

Hurricanes: The team expects forward Nathan Gerbe to miss 4-6 weeks with a lower-body injury.

COO departing: John Collins, the league's chief operating officer, is stepping down after seven years.

Senators 2 2 3 7
at Stars 0 1 3 4

First1, Ottawa, Ryan 8, 7:10. 2, Ottawa, Michalek 5 (Pageau, Stone), 18:49. PenaltiesSpezza, Dal (interference), 15:46.

Second3, Dallas, Sharp 8 (Eakin, Klingberg), 7:04. 4, Ottawa, Stone 4, 12:33. 5, Ottawa, Hoffman 7 (Stone, Karlsson), 17:41 (pp). PenaltiesBorowiecki, Ott (goaltender interference), 2:44; Janmark, Dal (holding), 15:47.

Third—6, Ottawa, Pageau 5 (Lazar), 4:07 (sh). 7, Dallas, Ja.Benn 15 (Jo.Benn), 6:07 (sh). 8, Dallas, Seguin 12 (Ja.Benn), 8:04. 9, Ottawa, Pageau 6 (Chiasson), 10:31. 10, Dallas, Ja.Benn 16 (Sharp), 16:48. 11, Ottawa, Hoffman 8, 18:18 (en). Penalties—Neil, Ott (slashing), 2:09; Eakin, Dal (holding), 5:45. Shots—Ottawa 6-6-8—20. Dallas 11-12-14—37. Power plays—Ottawa 1 of 3; Dallas 0 of 2. Goalies—Ottawa, Anderson 9-4-3 (37 shots-33 saves). Dallas, Niemi 8-4-0 (16-11), Lehtonen (12:33 second, 3-2), Niemi 8-4-0 (1:05 third). A—18,532 (18,532). T—2:31.

Sharks pick up veteran Zubrus 11/24/15 [Last modified: Tuesday, November 24, 2015 11:30pm]
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