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Sharks Reassign Meier and Heed to the Barracuda

by San Jose Sharks @SanJoseSharks /

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

Meier, 20, has tallied three goals, two assists and 63 shots on goal in 25 games for the Sharks this season.   
The six-foot, 210-pound native of Herisau, Switzerland, was the Sharks first-round selection (ninth overall) in the 2015 NHL Draft.

Heed made his NHL debut with the Sharks on Jan. 11 at Calgary, recording one shot on goal. The 26-year-old defenseman currently ranks 2nd in the AHL in scoring amongst defensemen, posting 39 points (11 goals, 28 assists) and has a plus-14 rating in 35 games with the Barracuda.

The five-foot-eleven, 175-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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