Sharks sign five to AHL deals

The Worcester Sharks have announced the signings of forwards Jeremy Langlois and Evan Trupp and defensemen Kyle Bigos, Nick Jones and Gus Young to American Hockey League deals for the 2014-15 season.

Langlois, 24, enters his second professional season after recording 60 points (19 goals, 41 assists) in 55 games with Evansville (ECHL) and Stockton (ECHL) last season. Langlois also appeared in 12 AHL games with Springfield and Bridgeport during the 2013-14 season, recording two goals and two assists.

The 6-foot, 175-pound native of Tempe, Ariz., recorded 56 goals and 44 assists for 100 points in 156 games over four seasons at Quinnipiac University and was part of the Bobcats’ run to the national championship game in 2013.

Trupp, 26, enters his fourth professional season after recording 17 goals and 33 assists for 50 points in 51 games with the Kelly Cup champion Alaska Aces (ECHL) last season. Trupp also appeared in 17 AHL games with Abbotsford in 2013-14, notching one goal and six assists.

The 5-foot-10, 160-pound native of Anchorage, Alaska, recorded 36 goals and 83 assists for 119 points in 166 career games in the ECHL.

Bigos, 25, enters his second professional season in 2014-15. Last season, Bigos played five games for Worcester and tallied one assist, while totaling three goals and 10 assists for 13 points in 59 ECHL games for San Francisco and Ontario.

The 6-foot-5, 230-pound native of Upland, Calif., played four seasons at Merrimack College.

Jones, 24, enters his first full professional season after recording four seasons at Mercyhurst College, where he recorded 32 goals and 61 assists for 93 points in 156 games.

The 6-foot-2, 200-pound native of Cranberry, Pa., made his professional debut with Worcester at the end of last season and appeared in two games. He also skated in four games with Ontario in the ECHL playoffs, recording one assist.

Young, 23, enters his first professional season after four years at Yale University. The 6-foot-2, 200-pound native of Dedham, Mass., was the captain at Yale University as a senior last season and was a part of the Bulldogs’ national championship team in 2013.

Young was originally drafted by the Colorado Avalanche with the 184th pick overall in 2009.