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Sweden Björn Melin
HV71 / SHL - 15/16
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Johan Skinnars 47 21 44 65
2. Brett Thompson 48 18 44 62
3. Victor Rollin Carlsson 47 25 35 60
4. Dane Fox 48 24 35 59
5. Thomas Spelling 44 21 38 59
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
39
Height
6'2" / 189 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
207 lbs / 94 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time U18 WJC Silver Medal 1
3-time SHL Champion 3

Björn Melin was an offensive winger with good speed and offensive instincts. A good passer, he was more known for his shot and high level of intensity.
Due to a nagging back injury, Melin was forced to end his playing career prematurely.
- Erik K. Piri, Elite Prospects

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1997-98 HV71 Blue Bulls J20 SuperElit 8 0 3 3 2 | -
1998-99 HV71 Blue Bulls J20 SuperElit 30 12 7 19 50 | -
Sweden U18 WJC-18 3 1 2 3 2 | -
Sweden U18 (all) International-Jr 7 1 3 4 16 | -
1999-00 HV71 Blue Bulls J20 SuperElit 23 18 14 32 70 | Playoffs 1 1 2 3 0
HV71 Blue Bulls SHL 23 3 0 3 2 2 | Playoffs 5 0 0 0 0 -4
Sweden U19 (all) International-Jr 7 2 3 5 33 | -
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 0 3 3 6 2 | -
Sweden U20 (all) International-Jr 12 1 4 5 14 | -
2000-01 HV71 Blue Bulls J20 SuperElit 7 6 2 8 35 | Playoffs 3 0 3 3 31
HV71 Blue Bulls SHL 43 2 1 3 26 -8 | -
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 2 0 2 8 0 | -
2001-02 HV71 Blue Bulls SHL 50 7 9 16 40 -3 | Playoffs 8 0 0 0 6 -4
Sweden (all) International 5 2 1 3 4 | -
2002-03 HV71 SHL 48 7 9 16 44 2 | Playoffs 7 0 2 2 6 0
Sweden (all) International 3 0 0 0 0 -1 | -
2003-04 HV71 J20 SuperElit 1 1 4 5 2 | -
HV71 SHL 47 7 11 18 28 2 | Playoffs 19 4 8 12 10 0
2004-05 Malmö Redhawks SHL 46 9 10 19 22 -4 | Kvalserien SHL 10 1 2 3 8 -1
Sweden (all) International 3 0 0 0 0 0 | -
2005-06 HV71 SHL 49 16 19 35 48 10 | Playoffs 10 4 1 5 16 -4
Sweden WC 6 0 2 2 0 -3 | -
Sweden (all) International 17 1 5 6 4 -2 | -
2006-07 Anaheim Ducks NHL 3 1 0 1 0 -1 | -
Portland Pirates AHL 59 8 14 22 28 -10 | -
2007-08 HV71 SHL 40 9 10 19 32 -6 | Playoffs 12 0 3 3 4 -2
Sweden (all) International 3 0 0 0 0 -1 | -
2008-09 HV71 SHL 53 8 31 39 42 15 | Playoffs 18 5 8 13 2 2
Sweden (all) International 2 0 0 0 0 0 | -
2009-10 HV71 SHL 55 14 22 36 32 0 | Playoffs 11 4 1 5 2 1
2010-11 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 14 3 2 5 4 -2 | -
HC Fribourg-Gottéron NLA 19 10 5 15 2 2 | Playoffs 4 0 1 1 4 -6
Sweden (all) International 15 1 8 9 6 3 | -
2011-12 Dinamo Riga KHL 11 0 0 0 4 -9 | -
Lukko Liiga 42 9 15 24 6 -1 | Playoffs 3 3 0 3 0 0
2012-13 AIK SHL 49 7 12 19 16 -10 | -
2013-14 AIK SHL 25 6 13 19 24 -8 | Kvalserien SHL 8 1 1 2 2 2
2014-15 HV71 SHL 42 5 13 18 14 -13 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 0 0
2015-16 HV71 SHL 9 2 1 3 2 -2 | -
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Sweden EHT 3 0 0 0 0 -1 | -
2004-05 Sweden EHT 3 0 0 0 0 0 | -
2005-06 Sweden EHT 9 1 3 4 2 1 | -
2007-08 Sweden EHT 3 0 0 0 0 -1 | -
2008-09 HV71 Champions HL 4 1 1 2 8 -4 | -
2010-11 Sweden EHT 9 1 6 7 6 4 | -
2014-15 HV71 Champions HL 5 1 3 4 2 -3 | -
2015-16 HV71 Champions HL 6 2 0 2 0 0 | -
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 1 59 8 14 22 0.37 28 -10 | 0
Champions HL 3 15 4 4 8 0.53 10 -7 | 0
EHT 5 27 2 9 11 0.41 8 3 | 0
International 7 48 4 14 18 0.38 14 -1 | 0
International-Jr 2 26 4 10 14 0.54 63 0 | 0
KHL 2 25 3 2 5 0.20 8 -11 | 0
Liiga 1 42 9 15 24 0.57 6 -1 | 1 3 3 0 3 1.00 0 0
NHL 1 3 1 0 1 0.33 0 -1 | 0
NLA 1 19 10 5 15 0.79 2 2 | 1 4 0 1 1 0.25 4 -6
SHL 14 579 102 161 263 0.45 372 -23 | 11 114 19 26 45 0.39 56 -10
SuperElit 5 69 37 30 67 0.97 159 0 | 2 4 1 5 6 1.50 31 0
WC 1 6 0 2 2 0.33 0 -3 | 0
WJC-18 1 3 1 2 3 1.00 2 0 | 0
WJC-20 2 14 2 3 5 0.36 14 2 | 0
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/15/2014
04/15/2014 Confirmed AIK HV71
04/19/2012
04/19/2012 Confirmed Lukko AIK
10/25/2011
10/25/2011 Confirmed Dinamo Riga Lukko
06/10/2011
06/10/2011 Confirmed Gottéron Dinamo Riga
11/22/2010
11/22/2010 Confirmed Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk Gottéron
02/23/2010
02/23/2010 Confirmed HV71 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for HC Dalen

Cult/Star player for HV71

Cult/Star player for HV71 J20

Career transactions
- 2014-04-15 • Signed to a two-year contract by HV71
- 2012-04-19 • Signed to a two-year contract by AIK
- 2010-11-22 • Signed by HC Fribourg-Gottéron
- 2011-10-25 • Signed by Rauman Lukko
- 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

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