SAN JOSE -- The Sharks reduced their roster to 34 players Sunday, assigning seven players to their top farm team in Worcester and returning defenseman Mirco Mueller, their No. 1 pick in the 2013 draft, to his junior club.
Mueller also was signed on Sunday to a standard entry-level contract. The 18th overall pick in the 2013 draft, he posted 31 points (six goals, 25 assists) in 63 games last season for Everett, Wa., of the Western Hockey League.
As for the players headed to Worcester, they are defenseman Sena Acolatse, goalie Troy Grosenick, center Rylan Schwartz, left winger Curt Gogol and right wingers Eriah Hayes, Brodie Reid and Daniil Tarasov.
The Sharks did not practice Sunday but will return to the ice on Monday.
They play their final home exhibition Tuesday against the Vancouver Canucks at 7:30 p.m.