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BJÖRN MELIN  Sweden

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BIRTHYEAR 1981-07-04 BIRTHPLACEJönköping, SWE
AGE 35 NATION Sweden
POSITION RW SHOOTS R
HEIGHT 189 cm / 6'2" WEIGHT 94 kg / 207 lbs
YOUTH TEAM HC Dalen CONTRACT 15/16
NHL DRAFT 1999 round 6 #163 overall by New York Islanders
HIGHLIGHTS
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
3-time SHL Champion 3

Melin is a big winger with good speed. Owns a really good shot that he likes to use. Handles the puck well and plays with lots of intensity. Battles consistency issues, and could improve his defensive game.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

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CAREER STATISTICS Use/Embed statistics RSS feed
 SEASON TEAM LEAGUE GP G A TP PIM +/-      POST GP G A TP PIM +/- 
 1997-98 HV71 Blue Bulls J20 SuperElit 8 0 332 |            
 1998-99 HV71 Blue Bulls J20 SuperElit 30 12 71950 |            
  Sweden U18 WJC-18 3 1 232 |            
  Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 7 1 3416 |            
 1999-00 HV71 Blue Bulls J20 SuperElit 23 18 143270 | Playoffs 1 1 230  
  HV71 Blue Bulls SHL 23 3 032 2 | Playoffs 5 0 000 -4 
  Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 7 2 3533 |            
  Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 0 336 2 |            
  Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 12 1 4514 |            
 2000-01 HV71 Blue Bulls J20 SuperElit 7 6 2835 | Playoffs 3 0 3331  
  HV71 Blue Bulls SHL 43 2 1326 -8 |            
  Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 2 028 0 |            
 2001-02 HV71 Blue Bulls SHL 50 7 91640 -3 | Playoffs 8 0 006 -4 
  Sweden (all) International 5 2 134 |            
 2002-03 HV71 SHL 48 7 91644 2 | Playoffs 7 0 226
  Sweden EHT 3 0 000 -1 |            
  Sweden (all) International 3 0 000 -1 |            
 2003-04 HV71 J20 SuperElit 1 1 452 |            
  HV71 SHL 47 7 111828 2 | Playoffs 19 4 81210
 2004-05 Malmö Redhawks SHL 46 9 101922 -4 | Kvalserien SHL 10 1 238 -1 
  Sweden EHT 3 0 000 0 |            
  Sweden (all) International 3 0 000 0 |            
 2005-06 HV71 SHL 49 16 193548 10 | Playoffs 10 4 1516 -4 
  Sweden EHT 9 1 342 1 |            
  Sweden WC 6 0 220 -3 |            
  Sweden (all) International 17 1 564 -2 |            
 2006-07 Anaheim Ducks NHL 3 1 010 -1 |            
  Portland Pirates AHL 59 8 142228 -10 |            
 2007-08 HV71 SHL 40 9 101932 -6 | Playoffs 12 0 334 -2 
  Sweden EHT 3 0 000 -1 |            
  Sweden (all) International 3 0 000 -1 |            
 2008-09 HV71 SHL 53 8 313942 15 | Playoffs 18 5 8132
  Sweden (all) International 2 0 000 0 |            
 2009-10 HV71 SHL 55 14 223632 0 | Playoffs 11 4 152
 2010-11 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 14 3 254 -2 |            
  HC Fribourg-Gottéron NLA 19 10 5152 2 | Playoffs 4 0 114 -6 
  Sweden EHT 9 1 676 4 |            
  Sweden (all) International 15 1 896 3 |            
 2011-12 Dinamo Riga KHL 11 0 004 -9 |            
  Lukko Liiga 42 9 15246 -1 | Playoffs 3 3 030
 2012-13 AIK SHL 49 7 121916 -10 |            
 2013-14 AIK SHL 25 6 131924 -8 | Kvalserien SHL 8 1 122
 2014-15 HV71 SHL 42 5 131814 -13 | Playoffs 6 0 000
 2015-16 HV71 SHL 9 2 132 -2 |            
 
 TOURNAMENT STATISTICS
 2008-09 HV71 Champions HL 4 1 128 |            
 2014-15 HV71 Champions HL 5 1 342 -3 |            
 2015-16 HV71 Champions HL 6 2 020 0 |            


CAREER TOTALS
  GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/-    GP G A TP PPG PIM  +/- 
  Regular Season   Postseason
  AHL: 59 8 14 22 0.37 28  -10  |    
  Champions HL: 15 4 4 8 0.53 10  -3  |    
  EHT: 27 2 9 11 0.41 |    
  International: 48 4 14 18 0.38 14  -1  |    
  International-Jr: 26 4 10 14 0.54 63  |    
  KHL: 25 3 2 5 0.20 -11  |    
  Liiga: 42 9 15 24 0.57 -1  | 3 3 0 3 1.00
  NHL: 3 1 0 1 0.33 -1  |    
  NLA: 19 10 5 15 0.79 | 4 0 1 1 0.25 -6 
  SHL: 579 102 161 263 0.45 372  -23  | 114 19 26 45 0.39 56  -10 
  SuperElit: 69 37 30 67 0.97 159  | 4 1 5 6 1.50 31 
  WC: 6 0 2 2 0.33 -3  |    
  WJC-18: 3 1 2 3 1.00 |    
  WJC-20: 14 2 3 5 0.36 14  |    



CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
SEASON AWARDS BY SEASON
1998-1999 U18 WJC Silver Medal
2003-2004 Elitserien Championship Clinching Goal
  SHL Champion
2005-2006 World Championship Gold Medal
2007-2008 SHL Champion
2008-2009 Elitserien Most Points Playoffs (13)
  SHL SM-silver Medal
2009-2010 SHL Champion
 AWARDS BY LEAGUE
- Elitserien Championship Clinching Goal 03/04
- Elitserien Most Points Playoffs 08/09
- SHL Champion 03/04, 07/08, 09/10
- SHL SM-silver Medal 08/09
- U18 WJC Silver Medal 98/99
- World Championship Gold Medal 05/06



TRANSACTIONS
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE  
2016-03-30 Confirmed HV71 Unknown
2014-04-15 Confirmed AIK HV71
2012-04-19 Confirmed Lukko AIK
2011-10-25 Confirmed Dinamo Riga Lukko
2011-06-10 Confirmed Gottéron Dinamo Riga
2010-11-22 Confirmed Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk Gottéron
2010-02-23 Confirmed HV71 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk


PLAYER BIOGRAPHY AND TRIVIA
 
 
 
Cult/Star player for HV71
Cult/Star player for HC Dalen
Cult/Star player for HV71 J20
 
Career transactions
- 2010-11-22 • Signed for the rest of the season by Gottéron
- 2010-11-16 • Released by Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
- 2010-05-01 • Signed to a one-year contract by Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
- 2007-04-27 • Signed to a three-year contract by HV71
- 2006-05-31 • Signed to a one-year entry-level contract by the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
- 2002-03-19 • NHL rights traded to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in exchange for Dave Roche