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 (@TheAHL).
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.