SHARKS REASSIGN MEIER, HEED, AND SORENSEN TO THE BARRACUDAFeb 14, 2017
SAN JOSE - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has reassigned forwards Timo Meier (@MeierTimo) and Marcus Sorensen (@sorensenmarcus) 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.
Sorensen is currently tied for fourth on the Barracuda in points with 27 (13 goals, 14 assists) in 39 games. He ranks third in goals and his plus-15 is second on the team.
Sorensen tallied his first NHL point (assist) in his first NHL game on February 7 at Buffalo.
The five-foot-ten, 175-pound native of Sodertalje, Sweden was originally drafted in the fourth round (106th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft by the Ottawa Senators. He was signed as a free agent by San Jose on May 13, 2016.
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 3rd in the AHL in scoring amongst defensemen, posting 37 points (11 goals, 26 assists) and a plus-13 rating in 34 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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