Derek Meech

D / Dallas Stars / EXP: YRS Height: Weight: lb Age: College: None

Fantasy Points by Week

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    • Meech Assists In AHL Stars' Comeback

      News: Derek Meech had an assist and a plus-1 rating as the AHL Stars rallied from a 2-0 deficit to win 6-2 in Game 7 against Toronto on Tuesday, advancing to the Calder Cup finals.
      Analysis: The 30-year-old depth defenseman has had an significant impact for Texas since returning to the NHL system from the KHL in January. He has three goals and eight assists through 16 postseason games this year.
    • Jets' Meech Will Sign In KHL

      News: Derek Meech will sign with Dinamo Minsk of the KHL rather than re-sign with the Jets, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
      Analysis: The UFA blueliner will be the latest in a growing line of players to bolt for the KHL, and although his one assist in 16 games last season wasn't exactly impressive, it doesn't look good for the NHL when players voluntarily leave what is supposed to be the world's best hockey league.
    • Jets Recall Meech

      News: Derek Meech was recalled from AHL St. John's on Wednesday, the Jets' official site reports.
      Analysis: Derek Meech, who has registered 16 points in 128 NHL games overall, has yet to appear in a game with the big club this season, but he will get a chance to provide the Jets with some blue line depth after notching 23 points in 46 games with St. John's to date.
    • Jets Demote Meech

      News: The Jets have assigned Derek Meech to AHL St. John's, the team's official site reports.
      Analysis: Derek Meech, who has recorded 17 points in 34 games with St. John's to date, is a candidate for an in-season call-up when the Jets need a little extra blue line depth.
    • Jets' Meech Battling Groin Injury

      News: Derek Meech is battling a groin injury and will join the Jets for training camp once he's cleared to do so, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
      Analysis: Ultimately, Derek Meech is viewed more as a bottom of the roster blueliner than one that is likely to stick and contend for a top-four role. Until he's ready to play, Meech is expected to remain at St. John's (AHL).
    • Jets' Meech: Pair Of Points In Win Over AHL Bears

      News: Derek Meech had one goal and one assist in Saturday's 2-1 win over the Hershey Bears.
      Analysis: Derek Meech has never been able to stick around for an extended period of time in the NHL and this year's lockout means he'll spend most of the year in the American Hockey League regardless.
    • Meech Signs With AHL's IceCaps

      News: Derek Meech was one of seven players signed to minor league deals today according to the Jets' official website.
      Analysis: Derek Meech played just two NHL games last season in a year cut short due to injury. Signing with the IceCaps gives him a chance to stay ready if and when the lockout ends.
    • Two-Way Deal For Jets' Meech

      News: Derek Meech has re-signed with the Jets, reports ESPN's Pierre LeBrun.
      Analysis: It's a one-year, two-way deal worth $700,000 if he sticks with the big squad and $105,000 if he's toiling in the AHL.
    • Jets Activate Meech; Reassign Him For Conditioning

      News: The Jets have activated Derek Meech (lower body) from injured reserve and assigned him to AHL St. John's on a conditioning assignment, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.
      Analysis: Derek Meech has not played since suffering a lower body injury Oct. 26, so he will head to the AHL to get some game action in. Meech will likely return to Winnipeg once the Jets are confident he is in playing shape.
    • Jets' Meech Makes Progress Towards Return

      News: Head coach Claude Noel said in a Thursday injury report that Derek Meech (lower body) was doing "quite a bit better," but did not provide details as to when the defenseman might next be available.
      Analysis: Though the Winnipeg native blue-liner seems to be recovering well from his November surgery, given his play in past seasons, his production is not likely to reach fantasy-relevance when he returns to action.
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