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Sweden Björn Melin
#9 HV71 / SHL - 15/16
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Last added: Douglas Sättermann
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Étienne Tremblay-Mathieu - - - -
2. Philippe Fauchon - - - -
3. Daniel Agostino - - - -
4. Édouard Charron - - - -
5. Justin Côté - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
40
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 known as a 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 J20 SuperElit 8 0 3 3 2 |
1998-99 HV71 Blue Bulls J20 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 J20 SuperElit 23 18 14 32 70 | Playoffs 1 1 2 3 0
HV71 Elitserien 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 J20 SuperElit 7 6 2 8 35 | Playoffs 3 0 3 3 31
HV71 Elitserien 43 2 1 3 26 -8 |
Sweden U20 WJC-20 7 2 0 2 8 0 |
2001-02 HV71 Elitserien 50 7 9 16 40 -3 | Playoffs 8 0 0 0 6 -4
Sweden (all) International 5 2 1 3 4 |
2002-03 HV71 Elitserien 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 J20 SuperElit 1 1 4 5 2 |
HV71 Elitserien 47 7 11 18 28 2 | Playoffs 19 4 8 12 10 0
2004-05 Malmö Redhawks Elitserien 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 Elitserien 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 Elitserien 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 Elitserien 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 Elitserien 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 SM-liiga 42 9 15 24 6 -1 | Playoffs 3 3 0 3 0 0
2012-13 AIK Elitserien 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
J20 SuperElit (J20 Nationell) 5 69 37 30 67 0.97 159 - | 2 4 1 5 6 1.50 31 -
KHL 2 25 3 2 5 0.20 8 -11 | 0
SM-liiga (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 (NL) 1 19 10 5 15 0.79 2 2 | 1 4 0 1 1 0.25 4 -6
SHL (Elitserien) 14 579 102 161 263 0.45 372 -23 | 11 114 19 26 45 0.39 56 -10
WC 1 6 0 2 2 0.33 0 -3 | 0
WJC-18 1 3 1 2 3 1.00 2 - | 0
WJC-20 2 14 2 3 5 0.36 14 2 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Stefan Liv (G) 1997-2011 13 HV71, HV71 J20, Sweden, Sweden (EHT), Sweden (all)
Martin Thörnberg (F) 1999-2016 10 HV71, HV71 J20, Sweden (EHT), Sweden (all)
Johan Halvardsson (D) 1997-2009 9 HV71, HV71 J20
Per Gustafsson (D) 1999-2010 9 HV71, Sweden (EHT), Sweden (all)

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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 HC Fribourg-Gottéron Dinamo Riga
11/22/2010
11/22/2010 Confirmed Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk HC Fribourg-Gottéron
02/23/2010
02/23/2010 Confirmed HV71 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk
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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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