The American Hockey League announced today that Danny Groulx of the Worcester Sharks has been named the winner of the Eddie Shore Award as the AHL’s outstanding defenseman for the 2009-10 season, as voted by AHL coaches, players and members of the media in each of the league’s 29 cities. In his first season in the San Jose Sharks organization, Groulx has provided a solid veteran foundation for one of the youngest teams in the AHL. His 11 goals, 51 assists and 62 points all represent career highs for the eighth-year pro, and he leads all league defensemen and all Worcester skaters in assists, points and shots on goal (247) while his plus-17 rating ranks first among Worcester rearguards. Groulx has played all 76 games to date for the Sharks, and his 184 consecutive games played represent...

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