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Sharks sign former Wisconsin G Joel Rumpel, Cornell D Joakim Ryan


SAN JOSE, California — The San Jose Sharks have signed former Wisconsin goalie Joel Rumpel and Cornell defenseman Joakim Ryan to contracts and assigned them to Worcester of the AHL.

San Jose gave Rumpel a one-year deal and Ryan a two-year contract on Thursday.

Rumpel was a free agent after finishing his senior season. He had a 53-50-11 record with a 2.51 goals against average and .918 save percentage. He was a finalist for the Hobey Baker award last year.

Ryan had 19 goals and 59 assists in 123 games in four seasons at Cornell. Ryan was drafted by San Jose in the seventh round un 2012. He is the son of former Swedish tennis player Catarina Lindqvist.

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