The San Jose Sharks began the offseason by bidding farewell to Dan Boyle, the start of an offseason that promised big changes after another crushing early exit, but on Tuesday the team re-signed a couple of players.

Both enforcer Mike Brown and backup goaltender Alex Stalock were slated to become free agents in two weeks but GM Doug Wilson re-signed both players to two-year contract extensions.

Stalock got his first taste as a backup goalie in the NHL this season, playing 24 games for the Sharks behind Antti Niemi. He performed very well, too, going 12-5-2 with a .932 save percentage and a 1.87 GAA. It makes perfect sense that the Sharks would be more than happy to keep Stalock around as the backup for a couple more seasons.