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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).[1] At the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, he was selected by the Sharks with the ninth overall pick.

Timo Meier
Born (1996-10-08) 8 October 1996 (age 22)
Herisau, Switzerland
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Right wing
Shoots Left
NHL team San Jose Sharks
National team   Switzerland
NHL Draft 9th overall, 2015
San Jose Sharks
Playing career 2016–present

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Playing careerEdit

Major juniorEdit

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,[2] 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.[3]

ProfessionalEdit

Meier was selected ninth overall by the San Jose Sharks in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft[4]. On 8 July 2015, the Sharks signed Meier to a three-year entry level contract.[5]

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.[6] Following the Sharks defeat in the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs, Meier joined Team Switzerland at the 2018 IIHF World Championship.[7]

He was re-signed by the Sharks to a four-year, $24 million contract on 1 July 2019.[8]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2012–13 Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Elite Jr. A 33 13 17 30 56
2013–14 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 66 17 17 34 48 12 1 3 4 8
2014–15 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 61 44 46 90 59 14 10 11 21 18
2015–16 Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL 23 11 25 36 22
2015–16 Rouyn-Noranda Huskies QMJHL 29 23 28 51 24 18 11 12 23 30
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
NHL totals 193 54 54 108 116 35 7 13 20 46

InternationalEdit

Medal record
Representing    Switzerland
Ice hockey
World Championships
  2018 Denmark
Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2013 Switzerland WJC18 6th 2 0 0 0 0
2013 Switzerland IH18 6th 4 0 1 1 4
2015 Switzerland WJC 9th 6 2 4 6 2
2016 Switzerland WJC 9th 6 2 3 5 4
2018 Switzerland WC   7 2 5 7 2
Junior totals 18 4 8 12 10
Senior totals 7 2 5 7 2

Awards and honoursEdit

Award Year
QMJHL
Second All-Star Team 2015 [9]
Michael Bossy Trophy – Best Professional Prospect 2015 [10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Timo Meier | San Jose Barracuda". San Jose Barracuda. Archived from the original on 31 October 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  2. ^ "CHL Import draft, Halifax Mooseheads replenish". Yahoo! Sports. 14 June 2013. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Meier Moved at Deadline". Moosheads. 6 January 2015. Retrieved 6 January 2016.
  4. ^ Chow, Felix (26 June 2015). "Sharks Draft Analysis: Ninth Overall Pick, Timo Meier". Fansided. Retrieved 25 November 2018.
  5. ^ Dhiren, Mahiban (8 July 2015). "Sharks sign '15 first rounder Timo Meier". NBC Sports. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  6. ^ Farrell, Sean (16 December 2016). "Sharks chase Carey Price, hold off Canadiens". National Hockey League. Retrieved 12 February 2018.
  7. ^ Merk, Martin (8 May 2018). "Timo Meier joins Swiss". new-iihf.com. Retrieved 11 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Sharks Re-Sign Forward Timo Meier". nhl.com. Retrieved 1 July 2019.
  9. ^ "Golden Puck awards an unforgettable evening". QMJHL. 2 April 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2015.
  10. ^ "Herd plentiful in top prospects and star personality". trurodaily.com. 9 April 2015. Retrieved 1 June 2015.

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Nikolay Goldobin
San Jose Sharks first round draft pick
2015
Succeeded by
Josh Norris