Timo Meier (born 8 October 1996) is a Swiss professional ice hockey player who plays for the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL). At the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, he was selected by the Sharks with the ninth overall pick.
8 October 1996|
|Height||6 ft 0 in (183 cm)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)|
|NHL team||San Jose Sharks|
9th overall, 2015|
San Jose Sharks
In the 2012–13 season, Meier played in his native Switzerland at the Elite Jr. A level with the Rapperswil-Jona Lakers. Meier was selected 12th overall by the Halifax Mooseheads in the 2013 CHL Import Draft, and started playing with the Mooseheads in the 2013–14 season. He was named captain of the Mooseheads for the 2015–16 season a few weeks before the start of the season.
On 6 January 2016, Meier was traded to the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies in exchange for a first round pick in 2017, second round pick in 2017 and a fourth round pick in 2018.
Meier made his NHL debut on 16 December 2016, at the Bell Centre against the Montreal Canadiens and scored his first goal that same day. Following the Sharks defeat in the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs, Meier joined Team Switzerland at the 2018 IIHF World Championship.
He was re-signed by the Sharks to a four-year, $24 million contract on 1 July 2019.
Regular season and playoffsEdit
|2012–13||Rapperswil-Jona Lakers||Elite Jr. A||33||13||17||30||56||—||—||—||—||—|
|2016–17||San Jose Barracuda||AHL||33||14||9||23||40||14||4||3||7||41|
|2016–17||San Jose Sharks||NHL||34||3||3||6||10||5||0||0||0||2|
|2017–18||San Jose Sharks||NHL||81||21||15||36||51||10||2||3||5||10|
|2018–19||San Jose Sharks||NHL||78||30||36||66||55||20||5||10||15||34|
Awards and honoursEdit
|Second All-Star Team||2015|||
|Michael Bossy Trophy – Best Professional Prospect||2015|||
- "Timo Meier | San Jose Barracuda". San Jose Barracuda. Archived from the original on 31 October 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter
- "CHL Import draft, Halifax Mooseheads replenish". Yahoo! Sports. 14 June 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
- "Meier Moved at Deadline". Moosheads. 6 January 2015. Retrieved 6 January 2016.
- Chow, Felix (26 June 2015). "Sharks Draft Analysis: Ninth Overall Pick, Timo Meier". Fansided. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
- Dhiren, Mahiban (8 July 2015). "Sharks sign '15 first rounder Timo Meier". NBC Sports. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
- Farrell, Sean (16 December 2016). "Sharks chase Carey Price, hold off Canadiens". National Hockey League. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
- Merk, Martin (8 May 2018). "Timo Meier joins Swiss". new-iihf.com. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
- "Sharks Re-Sign Forward Timo Meier". nhl.com. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
- "Golden Puck awards an unforgettable evening". QMJHL. 2 April 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
- "Herd plentiful in top prospects and star personality". trurodaily.com. 9 April 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2015.