Garrett Meurs (RW)
Lake Erie Monsters
2013-14: Appeared in 64 games for Lake Erie (AHL) during his first professional season…Tallied 14 points (6g/8a) with 74 penalty minutes…Made his professional hockey debut on Oct. 4 vs. Abbotsford…Recorded his first professional point (assist) on Oct. 12 vs. Rockford and his first professional goal on Nov. 16 vs. Hamilton. 2012-13: Scored 32 goals and added 33 assists for 65 points in 68 games for the Ontario Hockey League’s Plymouth Whalers…Only mid-season acquisition Vincent Trochek, who had 109 total points but 59 with Plymouth, finished ahead of Meurs on the team scoring chart…Meurs also paced the club with 13 power-play goals…Increased his point total in each of his four seasons with Plymouth, going from 34 points in 2009-10 to 41 in 2010-11 to 53 in 2011-12 and 65 in 2012-13…Added 14 points (7g/7a) in 15 OHL playoff games…Signed an entry-level contract with the Avalanche on April 1, 2013. 2011-12: Tallied 20 goals and 33 assists for 53 points in 67 games with the Plymouth Whalers…Ranked sixth on the club in assists, eighth in points and tied for third in games played…Posted a +19 plus/minus rating…Did not play during the postseason due to injury. 2010-11: Completed his second season with the Plymouth Whalers (OHL), where he finished seventh on the team’s scoring chart with 41 points (10g/31a) in 68 games…Posted a +7 plus/minus rating and ranked fourth on the team in assists…Added three points (1g/2a) in 11 playoff contests. 2009-10: Ranked eighth among OHL rookies in scoring with 34 points (16g/18a) in 62 games…Tallied three points (1g/2a) in nine postseason contests. Personal: Last name is pronounced MEWRZ.