"We look forward to watching him compete to make our club this coming season." The San Jose Sharks have re-signed defensemen Jason Demers and Taylor Doherty. - The San Jose Sharks have re-signed defencemen Jason Demers and Taylor Doherty. The San Jose Sharks on Wednesday signed defenseman Jason Demers to a two-year contract and defenseman Taylor Doherty to a one-year contract Defenseman Jason Demers and the San Jose Sharks agreed to terms Wednesday on a two-year contract. Doherty, 23, was a second-round pick in 2009 and had four goals, 15 points and 111 penalty minutes in 69 games last season for the Worcester Sharks of the American Hockey League. San Jose Sharks center Patrick Marleau celebrates with teammates defenceman Jason Demers and defenceman Marc-Edouard Vlasic after scoring against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, in Tampa, Fla. The Sharks announced the agreements with both restricted free agents Wednesday.