SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) -- The San Jose Sharks have re-signed defenseman Dylan DeMelo to a two-year, $1.8 million deal.
The 25-year old had a career-best 20 points - all on assists - in a career-high 63 games. He also had an assist in 10 playoff games.
''Dylan proved last season that he's ready to be a full time NHL player and really blossomed towards the end of the year and into the playoffs,'' general manager Doug Wilson said in a release announcing the signing Saturday. ''His skating ability and strong play in both ends make him a valuable part of our blue line.''
DeMelo, selected by San Jose in the sixth round of the 2011 NHL Draft, has totaled three goals and 29 assists in 133 games over parts of three seasons with the Sharks.
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