Sharks re-sign Setoguchi to one-year contract

The Canadian Press

7/31/2010 2:09:45 PM

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

"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."

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.