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Canada Roland Melanson
a.k.a. "Rollie Melanson"
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Last added: Alyona Loginova
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jorian Donovan 0 0 0 0
2. Mitchell Martin - - - -
3. Nolan Collins - - - -
4. Payton Robinson - - - -
5. Ben Bujold - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
61
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
185 lbs / 84 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time NHL Lowest GA (Jennings Trophy) 1
3-time NHL Stanley Cup Champion 3

Son: Mathieu Melanson

Team Staff profile of Roland Melanson also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1976-77 Moncton Flyers U18 AAA NBMAAAHL 70 2.09 - | Playoffs 6 2.33 -
1977-78 Windsor Spitfires OMJHL 44 4.51 - |
1978-79 Windsor Spitfires OMJHL 62 4.40 - | Playoffs 7 4.74 -
Canada U20 WJC-20 2 1.50 .929 3 39 0 2-0-0 120 |
1979-80 Windsor Spitfires OMJHL 22 4.91 .846 |
Oshawa Generals OMJHL 38 3.64 .895 | Playoffs 7 4.57 -
1980-81 New York Islanders NHL 11 3.10 .895 32 272 0 8-1-1 620 | Playoffs 3 3.90 .885 6 46 0 1-0-0 92
Indianapolis Checkers CHL 52 2.57 .907 |
1981-82 New York Islanders NHL 36 3.24 .896 114 986 0 22-7-6 2112 | Playoffs 3 4.77 .828 5 24 0 0-1-0 63
1982-83 New York Islanders NHL 44 2.66 .909 109 1092 1 24-12-5 2456 | Playoffs 5 2.55 .911 10 102 0 2-2-0 235
1983-84 New York Islanders NHL 37 3.27 .902 110 1018 0 20-11-2 2018 | Playoffs 6 3.56 .844 5 27 0 0-1-0 84
1984-85 New York Islanders NHL 8 4.94 .864 35 222 0 3-3-0 425 |
Minnesota North Stars NHL 20 4.11 .867 78 508 0 5-10-3 1137 |
1985-86 Minnesota North Stars NHL 6 4.43 .863 24 151 0 2-1-2 325 |
Los Angeles Kings NHL 22 4.22 .865 87 559 0 4-16-1 1236 |
New Haven Nighthawks AHL 3 4.36 .882 |
1986-87 Los Angeles Kings NHL 46 3.70 .881 168 1249 1 18-21-6 2727 | Playoffs 5 5.58 .843 24 129 0 1-4-0 258
1987-88 Los Angeles Kings NHL 47 4.37 .861 195 1204 2 17-20-7 2675 | Playoffs 1 9.00 .820 9 41 0 0-1-0 60
1988-89 Los Angeles Kings NHL 4 6.42 .826 19 90 0 1-1-0 178 |
New Haven Nighthawks AHL 29 3.67 .887 | Playoffs 17 4.36 -
1989-90 Utica Devils AHL 48 3.66 .875 | Playoffs 5 4.03 -
1990-91 New Jersey Devils NHL 1 6.00 .714 2 5 0 0-0-0 20 |
Utica Devils AHL 54 4.08 .868 |
1991-92 Montréal Canadiens NHL 9 2.68 .887 22 173 2 5-3-0 492 |
1992-93 Brantford Smoke CoHL 14 4.00 .888 | Playoffs 15 3.55 .896
1993-94 Saint John Flames AHL 7 4.44 .800 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1993-94 Saint John Flames AHL Team Consultant Goaltending Consultant
1994-95 Saint John Flames AHL Team Consultant Goaltending Consultant
1995-96 Moncton Alpines QMJHL Asst. Coach
Moncton Alpines QMJHL Goaltending Coach
1996-97 Moncton Wildcats QMJHL Asst. Coach
Moncton Wildcats QMJHL Goaltending Coach
1997-98 Montréal Canadiens NHL Asst. Coach
1998-99 Montréal Canadiens NHL Asst. Coach
1999-00 Montréal Canadiens NHL Asst. Coach
2000-01 Montréal Canadiens NHL Asst. Coach
2001-02 Montréal Canadiens NHL Asst. Coach
2002-03 Montréal Canadiens NHL Asst. Coach
2003-04 Montréal Canadiens NHL Asst. Coach
2005-06 Montréal Canadiens NHL Asst. Coach
2006-07 Montréal Canadiens NHL Asst. Coach
2007-08 Montréal Canadiens NHL Asst. Coach
2008-09 Montréal Canadiens NHL Asst. Coach
2010-11 Vancouver Canucks NHL Goaltending Coach
2011-12 Vancouver Canucks NHL Goaltending Coach
2012-13 Vancouver Canucks NHL Goaltending Coach
2013-14 Vancouver Canucks NHL Goaltending Coach
2014-15 Vancouver Canucks NHL Goaltending Coach
2015-16 Vancouver Canucks NHL Goaltending Coach
2016-17 Vancouver Canucks NHL Goaltending Coach Player Development
2017-18 New Jersey Devils NHL Goaltending Coach
2018-19 New Jersey Devils NHL Goaltending Coach
2019-20 New Jersey Devils NHL Goaltending Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
AHL 5 141 | 2 22
CHL 1 52 2.57 .907 | 0
CoHL 1 14 4.00 .888 | 1 15 3.55 .896
NBMAAAHL 1 70 2.09 | 1 6 2.33
NHL 11 291 3.64 .883 995 7529 6 129-106-33 16421 | 6 23 4.47 .862 59 369 0 4-9-0 792
OMJHL (OHL) 3 166 | 2 14
WJC-20 1 2 1.50 .929 3 39 0 2-0-0 120 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Dave Langevin (D) 1980-1987 7 Los Angeles Kings, Minnesota North Stars, New York Islanders
Bob Bourne (F) 1980-1988 7 Los Angeles Kings, New York Islanders
John Tonelli (F) 1980-1989 6 Los Angeles Kings, New York Islanders
Bryan Trottier (F) 1980-1985 5 New York Islanders

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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1977, 4 #43 overall by Windsor Spitfires in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Windsor Spitfires

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