Skip to main content

Sharks change backup goalies again, recalling Dimitri Patzold

SAN JOSE, Calif. - The San Jose Sharks changed backup goalies again Friday, sending Thomas Greiss back to the minors and recalling Dimitri Patzold.

Patzold relieved workhorse starter Evgeni Nabokov in three games earlier this season, but mostly sat on the bench as Nabokov started the Sharks' first 43 games. Patzold went back down to the Sharks' AHL affiliate in Worcester last month for 10 games, going 4-4-1 with a 2.94 GAA.

Greiss, recalled from Worcester on Jan. 8, appeared in just one game with the Sharks, but got the only start of the season by a backup. The German rookie lost an overtime decision at Anaheim on Jan. 13.

TOP HEADLINES

Mats Sundin
Play

Five NHLers with Memorable Returns in Opposing Colors

From Chris Pronger's return to Edmonton to Guy Lafleur's first game back in Montreal, the NHL is full of franchise stars having big returns as the opposition.

Mitch Marner
Play

Fantasy Weekend Rundown: Mitch Marner Aims for Leafs Record

This weekend is a huge opportunity for fantasy hockey teams to pull off a comeback win. Jason Chen previews every matchup in the NHL.

Jacob Markstrom
Play

Calgary Flames Squandered Their Quality Start

The Calgary Flames have the quality to live up to high expectations as a potential Cup contender. But as Adam Proteau writes, the results aren't there.