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Derek Meech

Derek Meech  #7

Defenseman
NUMBER: 7 BIRTHDATE: April 21, 1984
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Winnipeg, MB, Canada
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: DET / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 7th   (229th overall)

CAREER NUMBERS AS A JET
* 1 points (0g, 1a) in 17 games
 
HOME: 7 GP; 0-0-0; -1             LAST 5 GAMES: 0-1-1; +1      
ROAD: 8 GP; 0-1-1; +2             LAST 10 GAMES: 0-1-1; -2       
 
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS:
* Selected to play in the 2013 AHL All-Star Game representing the St. John’s IceCaps
* Recalled from St. John’s on Feb. 27/13
* Appeared in his first game of the season Mar. 10/13 at NJ (2-3SOL)
* Appeared in his first game at MTS Centre Mar. 12/13 vs. TOR (5-2W)
* Earned his first point of the season, an assist, Apr. 22/13 at BUF (2-1W)

WHL East Second All-Star Team (2004) Missed majority of 2007-08 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg, July 2, 2011. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to recurring lower-body injury.and as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Minsk (KHL), July 14, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Texas (AHL), January 6, 2014.
Quote of the Day

There was a lot of talk off the ice. From a player's standpoint, that's not the talk in the room. GMs make decisions, coaches make decisions, but as a team you have to come together and be ready to go, and we are.

— San Jose Sharks forward Tommy Wingels on his team's approach entering training camp