Latest Timo Meier News

Sharks re-sign Kevin Labanc to 1-year, $1 million deal

Jul. 8, 2019 4:36 PM EDT

After losing a lot of talent in free agency, the San Jose Sharks locked up a young player who should be crucial to their success next season. San Jose on Monday re-signed 23-year-old forward Kevin Labanc to a one-year, $1 million contract. With Joe Pavelski, Joonas Donskoi and Gustav Nyquist gone , the Sharks are...

Blue Jackets breakup, Aho offer sheet highlight free agency

Jul. 1, 2019 7:31 PM EDT

The much-anticipated breakup of the Columbus Blue Jackets' star-laden core came quickly. Once Artemi Panarin completed the exodus of talent leaving Columbus by signing with the New York Rangers a little over an hour into the NHL's free agent signing period Monday, the real intrigue began. The Montreal Canadiens...

Canadiens offer sheet to Hurricanes' Aho shakes up NHL

Jul. 1, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

It was so improbable that a fake social media post beat the real news by hours. No NHL team had signed a restricted free agent to an offer sheet in more than six years. Then the Montreal Canadiens announced Monday they were bucking that trend by tendering one worth $42.27 million over five years to Sebastian Aho...

Mixed emotions for Sharks as Meier re-signs, Pavelski leaves

Jul. 1, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — For San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson, the start of free agency was a day of mixed emotions. The joy of locking up forward Timo Meier with a four-year, $24 million contract Monday was tempered by the loss of Joe Pavelski to Dallas because the Sharks didn't have the salary...

The Latest: New York Rangers land top free agent Panarin

Jul. 1, 2019 1:37 PM EDT

The Latest on NHL free agency (all times Eastern): 1:15 p.m. The New York Rangers have landed the biggest fish in free agency by agreeing to terms with winger Artemi Panarin. The team announced the contract with Panarin on Monday, about an hour after the market opened. The New York Islanders and Florida Panthers...

Sharks extend offers to Meier, Labanc, Gambrell

Jun. 25, 2019 8:46 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The San Jose Sharks have issued qualifying offers to restricted free agent forwards Timo Meier, Kevin Labanc and Dylan Gambrell. The team declined Tuesday to make an offer to defenseman Joakim Ryan, making him an unrestricted free agent next month. The 26-year-old Ryan had no goals...

Follow the money: Salary cap could spawn NHL trade frenzy

Jun. 19, 2019 5:51 PM EDT

Matt Niskanen wasn't totally shocked when the Washington Capitals traded him to Philadelphia last week. One look at their salary cap picture explained it. "I know what kind of situation Washington was in, so I knew there was a possibility," he said. General managers say there is more trade chatter now than at any...

Sharks re-signing Karlsson sets table for busy NHL offseason

Jun. 18, 2019 7:41 PM EDT

Erik Karlsson had no wanderlust to test the free agent market before re-signing in San Jose. "I never thought outside that box," Karlsson said. "I'm happy that it didn't get to that." A handful of other teams aren't so happy because the two-time Norris Trophy-winning defenseman would have been the best...

Glove'n it: Hand pass a pivotal moment in Blues' Cup run

Jun. 12, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Craig Berube made a rare stop in the locker room after the game to address his players. It was important. It was minutes after San Jose's Timo Meier had gloved the puck to Gustav Nyquist and wound up being credited with the second assist on Erik Karlsson's winning goal in Game 3. It was a...

Magical playoff ride ends in more disappointment for Sharks

May. 22, 2019 4:13 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Magical comebacks, dramatic wins and the most talented roster in San Jose Sharks history weren't enough to deliver the franchise its first Stanley Cup title. A team depleted by several key injuries ended its season with a 5-1 loss in Game 6 of the Western Conference final Tuesday...