Timo Meier is aware of his situation
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San Jose Sharks forward Timo Meier knows he could be traded soon, but is trying to focus on the moment.
L he 25-year-old tries not to think too much about the many trade rumors floating around about him. His agent, Claude Lemieux, had also indicated, earlier in January, that his clan was “realistic” about the future of the Swiss.
“It's definitely not easy. This is a difficult part of our job. Sometimes you have to remember to keep your thoughts on the task at hand and not get too crazy in your head and just go out on the ice and have fun,” Meier said. site “NHL.com”.
Meier is serving the last year of a four-year contract he signed in 2019. He will become a restricted free agent at the end of the next season.
This year, Meier is having a great time with the California team. In 53 games, the Sharks' first pick in 2015 had a total of 51 points, including 33 goals.
The former Halifax Mooseheads and Rouyn-Noranda Huskies noted that he has briefly discussed his situation with teammate Erik Karlsson, who is in the same boat. Since last week, trade rumors have been circulating about Karlsson.
“I had conversations with my teammates, they helped me as best they could. But I don't like broaching the subject with them. I try to deal with it on my own, to be a pro and to understand that I owe it to my teammates to go out on the ice every day and give my best,” the principal said. interested.
The Sharks are having a pretty tough season. They currently sit in seventh place in the Pacific Division, 17 points from the last place giving access to the post-season playoffs. David Quinn's squad compiles a record of 16-26-11 in 53 games.