Restricted free agent Devin Setoguchi signs one-year deal with San Jose Sharks

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Restricted free agent forward Devin Setoguchi has signed a US$1.8-million, one-year contract with the San Jose Sharks.

“We’re happy to have Devin under contract for next season,” Sharks general manager Doug Wilson said in a release on Saturday. “He is an important part of our team and we are looking forward to his on-going growth as a player. We have very high expectations for him.”

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San Jose selected Setoguchi eighth overall in the 2005 NHL entry draft.

He had 20 goals and 16 assists in 70 games last season. Setoguchi added nine points (5-4) in 15 playoff games.