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SAN JOSE - San Jose Sharks (@SanJoseSharks) General Manager Doug Wilson announced today that the club has recalled forwards Timo Meier (@MeierTimo) and Nikolay Goldobin (@NG078) and defenseman Tim Heed from 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.
The 21-year-old Goldobin ranks third on the Barracuda in both points (37) and assists (24), and his 13 goals is fourth best on the team. He has played 43 games with the Sharks AHL affiliate this season.
In 9 games with the Sharks last season, Goldobin tallied 1 goal and 1 assist. He made his NHL debut on October 10, 2016.
The five-foot-eleven, 185-pound native of Moscow, Russia was selected by the Sharks in the first round (27th overall) of the 2014 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.
For the Barracuda current roster, click here.