|Assets:||Has impressive size, a true mean streak and overall toughness for the blueline position. Also displays shutdown capability.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't own a lot of offensive ability and doesn't shoot the puck enough to score goals from the point--even at lower levels.|
|Career Potential:||Physical depth defenseman.|
|AHL||Yanick Dupre Memorial Award||2011-12|
|9/30/2014||Released from training camp by the Buffalo Sabres.|
|9/30/2014||Re-assigned to the Rochester Americans (AHL).|
|9/13/2014||Invited to training camp by the Buffalo Sabres.|
|8/19/2014||Signed with the Rochester Americans (AHL).|
|6/30/2014||San Jose Sharks did not tender a qualifying offer.|
|3/12/2014||Re-assigned to the Rochester Americans (AHL).|
|9/27/2013||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|9/09/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the San Jose Sharks to a one-year contract.|
|7/02/2013||San Jose Sharks tendered a qualifying offer.|
|5/01/2013||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|2/11/2013||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|2/09/2013||Placed on waivers by the San Jose Sharks.|
|2/04/2013||Loaned to Worcester (AHL) for conditioning.|
|1/17/2013||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the San Jose Sharks to a one-year contract.|
|1/13/2013||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|9/27/2012||Signed with the Worcester Sharks (AHL).|
|6/26/2012||San Jose Sharks tendered a qualifying offer.|
|9/26/2011||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|4/14/2011||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|2/18/2011||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|2/17/2011||Recalled from Worcester (AHL).|
|9/29/2010||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|9/22/2009||Assigned to Worcester (AHL).|
|3/30/2009||Signed by the San Jose Sharks to an entry level contract.|
|6/22/2007||Drafted by the San Joe Sharks in the 1st round (28th overall) in 2007.|
Sharks don't qualify Nick Petrecki | 07/01/2014 11:25 AM
NewsNick Petrecki didn't receive a qualifying offer from San Jose.
CSN Bay Area
ImpactPetrecki will consequently test the unrestricted free agent market. He was taken with the 28th overall pick in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, but has only played in one NHL game.
Nick Petrecki heads to the minors | 09/27/2013 5:57 PM
NewsNick Petrecki has cleared waivers and been assigned to the minors.
CSN Bay Area
ImpactThe San Jose Sharks still have 31 players left on their training camp roster. If he ever solidifies a spot in the NHL, he might have some fantasy value as a source of penalty minutes.
Nick Petreck signs one-year deal with Sharks | 09/11/2013 1:40 PM
NewsNick Petreck has agreed to a one-year contract with the San Jose Sharks.
ImpactPetreck was a restricted free agent. He had six points and 135 penalty minutes in 42 AHL games last season.
Sharks extend QOs to Petrecki, Viedensky | 07/02/2013 5:33 PM
NewsSan Jose Sharks extend qualifying offers to Nick Petrecki and Marek Viedensky.
ImpactPetrecki was the Sharks' first-round pick in 2007 but has yet to live up to the draft status. He spent the past four seasons with AHL Worchester before making his NHL debut this season. He had no points and no penalty minutes in one game in 2013. Viedensky has yet to appear in an NHL game since being drafted in the seventh round in 2009. The team also declined qualifying offers to Tommy Grant and Thomas Heemskerk, meaning both players become unrestricted free agents. Justin Sefton was not offered a contract by the June 1 deadline and was eligible to re-enter the draft.
San Jose sends Nick Petrecki to the minors | 02/11/2013 11:56 AM
NewsNick Petrecki has passed through waivers and has been sent to the minors.
CSN Bay Area
ImpactPetrecki is on a two-way deal so sending the 23-year-old down to Worcester of the AHL will save the Sharks money. He has been a disappointment since being drafted in the first round, 28th overall in the 2007 Draft when the Sharks loved his hard hitting and heavy shot from the point.
Sharks put D Nick Petrecki on waivers | 02/09/2013 3:58 PM
NewsNick Petrecki has been waived by the San Jose Sharks.
Bob McKenzie on Twitter
ImpactThe move could be a precursor to Brent Burns getting back into the lineup, but that may or may not happen as soon as Saturday afternoon. Petrecki played in just one game with San Jose and he'll probably head to the minors if he clears.
San Jose sends Nick Petrecki to the minors | 02/04/2013 12:13 PM
NewsThe San Jose Sharks have loaned Nick Petrecki to Worcester of the AHL.
San Jose Mercury News
ImpactHe is being sent to the minors on a conditioning stint and the move allows the Sharks to send him down without putting him on waivers. He remains on the Sharks 23 man roster and will continue to collect an NHL salary.
Nick Petrecki likely to be sent down shortly | 01/22/2013 12:05 PM
NewsNick Petrecki will likely be the odd man out when Justin Demers is able to return to action.
CSN Bay Area
ImpactDemers is close to returning and that will give the Sharks an extra blueliner. Petrecki is on a two-way contract and could use the playing time, so the 23-year-old first round pick in 2007 is the best candidate to be sent down.
Nick Petrecki agrees to terms with the Sharks | 01/18/2013 4:00 PM
NewsThe San Jose Sharks have inked Nick Petrecki to a one-year contract.
ImpactThe Sharks wouldn't reveal the financial terms of the deal, but CapGeek.com reported that it's a two-way contract worth $650,000 annually in the NHL. Petrecki has three points and 53 penalty minutes in 16 AHL contests.
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