SAN JOSE - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has reassigned defenseman Mirco Mueller (@muellermirco) to the San Jose Barracuda (@sjbarracuda), the team's top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (@TheAHL).
Mueller, 21, ranks 4th among defensemen on the Barracuda in assists (8) and in points (8), in 25 games this season. In 87 career AHL games, he has 22 points (2 goals, 20 assists).
Mueller has played in three games for the Sharks this season, collecting a goal and an assist while earning a plus-2 rating.
In 53 NHL games, Mueller has tallied two goals and four assists. He made his NHL debut on October 8, 2014 at Los Angeles.
The six-foot-three, 210-pound native of Winterthur, Switzerland, was originally selected by San Jose in the first round (18th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft.