San Jose, CA (Sports Network) - The San Jose Sharks signed defenseman Mirco Mueller to a three-year, entry-level contract on Sunday.
"What a feeling to sign my first pro contract with the San Jose Sharks. Thank you guys for all the support," Mueller said upon announcement of the deal."
Mueller, 18, was taken with the 18th overall selection in June's draft.
The native of Switzerland was tabbed his club's rookie of the year after totaling six goals and 31 points in 63 games with the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League last season.