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Canada Dean Melanson

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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. J.J. Piccinich 24 8 22 30
2. David Morley 20 9 20 29
3. Patrick Thoresen 24 8 21 29
4. Kristian Jakobsson 23 14 14 28
5. Dan Kissel 24 11 17 28
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
49
Height
5'11" / 181 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
198 lbs / 90 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
1-time QMJHL All-Rookie Team 1
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1989-90 Antigonish Bulldogs NSJHL - - - - - - |
1990-91 Saint-Hyacinthe Laser QMJHL 69 10 17 27 110 - | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 2 -
1991-92 Saint-Hyacinthe Laser QMJHL 42 8 19 27 158 - | Playoffs 6 1 2 3 25 -
1992-93 Saint-Hyacinthe Laser “A” QMJHL 57 13 29 42 253 - |
Rochester Americans AHL 8 0 1 1 6 -1 | Playoffs 14 1 6 7 18 -
1993-94 Rochester Americans AHL 80 1 21 22 138 0 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 2 -3
1994-95 Buffalo Sabres NHL 5 0 0 0 4 -1 |
Rochester Americans AHL 43 4 7 11 84 2 |
1995-96 Rochester Americans AHL 70 3 13 16 204 4 | Playoffs 14 3 3 6 22 9
1996-97 Québec Rafales IHL 72 3 21 24 95 11 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 12 -2
1997-98 Rochester Americans AHL 73 7 9 16 228 1 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 0 0
1998-99 Rochester Americans AHL 79 7 27 34 192 30 | Playoffs 17 3 2 5 32 1
1999-00 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 58 11 25 36 178 9 | Playoffs 4 2 3 5 10 -2
2000-01 Chicago Wolves IHL 42 1 7 8 80 -5 |
Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 15 1 4 5 48 4 |
Portland Pirates AHL 13 1 4 5 14 0 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 10 0
2001-02 Washington Capitals NHL 4 0 0 0 4 1 |
Portland Pirates AHL 70 2 14 16 140 14 |
2002-03 Portland Pirates AHL 23 1 4 5 40 1 |
Binghamton Senators AHL 35 4 3 7 93 -5 | Playoffs 13 0 1 1 48 -1
2003-04 Iserlohn Roosters DEL 27 4 6 10 150 -1 |
Saint-Hyacinthe Cousin QSMHL 3 0 5 5 7 - |
2004-05 Kassel Huskies DEL 49 3 6 9 143 -11 | Relegation 7 0 0 0 12 -3
2005-06 Saint-Hyacinthe Cristal LNAH 30 2 13 15 42 - |
Muskegon Fury UHL 6 0 0 0 9 - | Playoffs 12 1 4 5 18 -
2006-07 Muskegon Fury UHL 6 1 1 2 12 - |
Milano Italy 2 0 0 0 6 - | Playoffs 8 0 0 0 57 -
2007-08 Basingstoke Bison EIHL 11 0 2 2 32 - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1984-85 Antigonish Peewee QC Int PW - - - - - - |
1985-86 Antigonish Peewee QC Int PW - - - - - - |
2007-08 Basingstoke Bison EIHL Cup 3 0 1 1 12 - |
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 10 567 42 132 174 0.31 1 365 59 | 8 72 9 18 27 0.38 142 4
DEL 2 76 7 12 19 0.25 293 -12 | 1 7 0 0 0 0.00 12 -3
EIHL 1 11 0 2 2 0.18 32 - | 0
EIHL Cup 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 12 - | 0
IHL 2 114 4 28 32 0.28 175 6 | 1 7 0 2 2 0.29 12 -2
Italy 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 6 - | 1 8 0 0 0 0.00 57 -
LNAH 1 30 2 13 15 0.50 42 - | 0
NHL 2 9 0 0 0 0.00 8 0 | 0
NSJHL 1 - - - - - - - | 0
QC Int PW 2 - - - - - - - | 0
QMJHL 3 168 31 65 96 0.57 521 - | 2 10 1 3 4 0.40 27 -
QSMHL 1 3 0 5 5 1.67 7 - | 0
UHL 2 12 1 1 2 0.17 21 - | 1 12 1 4 5 0.42 18 -
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Drafted 1990, 3 #29 overall by Saint-Hyacinthe Laser in the QMJHL Entry Draft

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