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Sharks Reassign Defenseman Tim Heed

by San Jose Sharks @sanjosesharks /

SAN JOSE, CA - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has reassigned defenseman Tim Heed to the San Jose Barracuda (@sjbarracuda), the team's top development affiliate in the American Hockey League (@TheAHL). 

The 27-year-old Heed has recorded three goals, eight assists and 51 shots on goal in 29 NHL games with the Sharks this season. He has also played in two games with the Barracuda, posting two assists, a plus-3 rating and six penalty minutes. 

In 2016-17 he was named to the AHL's Second All-Star Team after ranking 3rd amongst all AHL blueliners in assists. 

The six-foot, 185-pound native of Goteborg, Sweden, was originally drafted in the fifth round (132nd overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Anaheim Ducks. He was signed as a free agent by San Jose on May 24, 2016.  

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