The San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson announced today that the franchise has signed free agent Taylor Fedun to a one-year contract.
Fedun shared his excitement via Twitter:
I am extremely excited and grateful for a new opportunity with @SanJoseSharks can’t for September to roll around!
— Taylor Fedun (@tfedun88) July 1, 2014
Fedun made his NHL debut with the Edmonton Oilers last season and scored two games in four games with the club.
The 26 year old defenseman has scored 65 points (18 goals and 47 assists) and 81 penalty minutes throughout 135 American Hockey League games with Oklahoma City. He was named an alternate captain in the 2013-14 campaign.
Prior to joining the AHL, Fedun played four seasons with Princeton University where he recorded 68 points (20 goals and 48 assists) in 127 games. He also earned many collegiate honors during his time with the university, including two ECAC All-Academic Team honors, ECAC Champion, ECAC Second All-Star Team honors, NCAA Second All-American Team honors and ECAC First All-Star Team honors. In addition, Fedun was named the Princeton captain his season year playing.