What Sharks need in deal for elite winger, per supply
Source: What Sharks are asking for in potential Timo trade initially appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
What do the Sharks need in a trade for Timo Meier?
It feels like three items.
“What I’m listening to is a first-rounder — and one Grade-A or two Grade-B prospects, or one good prospect and a younger, established NHL participant,” a supply from exterior the Sharks group advised San Jose Hockey Now.
That gained’t be three simple items for a crew to surrender.
However Meier is an elite winger: During the last two campaigns, he has rung up 63 targets, 14th within the NHL, and racked up 553 photographs, second within the league.
This 12 months, the 26-year-old is on tempo for 45 targets, which might prime final season’s career-high 35.
Meier additionally possesses an influence recreation that ought to translate within the playoffs. In brief, the pending RFA is a well-rounded first-line scorer, which is a part of the rationale why Pierre LeBrun reports that “the ask on a brand new contract begins with no less than a 9.”