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Switzerland Melvin Merola

#5 EHC Visp / SL - 21/22
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Database: 903 720 players
Last added: Max Gwinn
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Adam Fantilli 21 17 13 30
2. Jackson Blake 21 9 19 28
3. Stephen Halliday 18 12 15 27
4. Joe Miller 21 8 18 26
5. Connor Kurth 18 13 12 25
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
28
Height
5'8" / 172 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
181 lbs / 82 kg
Shoots
R
Youth Team
Contract
22/23

Father: Didier Merola; Brother: Tom Merola

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2006-07 Sierre U15 Top Mini - - - - - |
2007-08 Sierre U15 Top Mini 19 10 8 18 12 |
Sierre U17 Top Novizen 8 1 2 3 6 |
2008-09 Gottéron U17 Elite Novizen 27 6 4 10 30 | Relegation 6 8 1 9 8
2009-10 Gottéron U17 Top Novizen 25 14 16 30 60 |
Gottéron U20 Elite Jr. A 13 2 0 2 6 | Relegation 10 5 4 9 0
SenSee U20 Elite Jr. B 5 3 1 4 0 |
2010-11 Gottéron U20 Elite Jr. A 38 15 16 31 53 | Relegation 6 1 2 3 6
Switzerland U18 (all) International-Jr 3 0 0 0 0 |
2011-12 Gottéron U20 Elite Jr. A 35 19 19 38 44 | Relegation 7 6 4 10 0
HC Fribourg-Gottéron NLA 9 0 0 0 0 1 |
HC Sierre NLB 2 1 0 1 0 |
Switzerland U19 (all) International-Jr 11 2 0 2 2 |
2012-13 Gottéron U20 Elite Jr. A 24 13 17 30 16 | Playoffs 2 1 0 1 0
HC Fribourg-Gottéron NLA 31 1 0 1 0 -6 |
HC Sierre NLB 2 0 0 0 0 |
2013-14 HC Fribourg-Gottéron NLA 1 0 0 0 0 0 |
HC La Chaux-de-Fonds NLB 44 12 6 18 26 | Playoffs 11 2 2 4 8
2014-15 HC La Chaux-de-Fonds NLB 47 11 16 27 30 | Playoffs 7 2 0 2 4
HC Fribourg-Gottéron NLA 3 1 0 1 2 0 | Relegation 5 1 0 1 2 1
2015-16 HC La Chaux-de-Fonds NLB 36 5 8 13 28 -1 | Playoffs 6 1 0 1 14 -1
2016-17 Martigny Red Ice NLB 43 15 6 21 16 5 | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 0 2
2017-18 HC Ajoie SL 46 8 5 13 30 0 | Playoffs 11 0 0 0 2 0
2018-19 HC Thurgau SL 44 13 9 22 20 0 | Playoffs 12 1 2 3 4 -8
2019-20 HC Thurgau “A” SL 44 19 11 30 16 2 | Playoffs 5 4 1 5 0 -5
2020-21 EHC Visp “A” SL 46 10 10 20 18 -14 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 4 -3
2021-22 EHC Visp SL 20 2 2 4 8 -7 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2012-13 HC Fribourg-Gottéron ET 8 0 0 0 0 |
2013-14 HC Fribourg-Gottéron ET 1 0 0 0 0 |
2014-15 HC La Chaux-de-Fonds Swiss Cup 1 0 0 0 0 |
2015-16 HC La Chaux-de-Fonds Swiss Cup 2 0 0 0 0 |
2016-17 Martigny Red Ice Swiss Cup 1 0 0 0 0 |
2017-18 HC Ajoie Swiss Cup 4 1 0 1 2 |
2018-19 HC Thurgau Swiss Cup 1 0 0 0 0 |
2019-20 HC Thurgau Swiss Cup 1 0 0 0 2 |
2020-21 EHC Visp Swiss Cup 2 1 1 2 0 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
SL
Wed 01/12 Visp @ Langenthal
Sun 28/11 Visp vs Thurgau
Sun 21/11 Visp @ Olten
Fri 19/11 Visp vs Olten
Tue 16/11 Visp @ GC/Küsnacht
Sat 06/11 Visp vs Winterthur
Tue 02/11 Visp @ EVZ Academy
Sun 31/10 Visp @ Kloten
Fri 29/10 Visp vs Sierre
Sun 24/10 Visp @ Chaux-de-Fonds
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
ET 2 9 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
International-Jr 2 14 2 0 2 0.14 2 - | 0
NLA (NL) 4 44 2 0 2 0.05 2 -5 | 1 5 1 0 1 0.20 2 1
SL (NLB) 11 374 96 73 169 0.45 192 -15 | 8 63 12 6 18 0.29 36 -15
Swiss Cup 7 12 2 1 3 0.25 4 - | 0
Top Mini (U15-Elit) 2 19 10 8 18 0.95 12 - | 0
Elite Novizen (U17-Elit) 1 27 6 4 10 0.37 30 - | 1 6 8 1 9 1.50 8 -
Top Novizen (U17-Top) 2 33 15 18 33 1.00 66 - | 0
Elite Jr. A (U20-Elit) 4 110 49 52 101 0.92 119 - | 4 25 13 10 23 0.92 6 -
Elite Jr. B (U20-Top) 1 5 3 1 4 0.80 0 - | 0
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Shooting Accuracy
14
Speed
13
Leadership
13
Agility
13

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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Sandro Brügger (F) 2009-2022 9 Gottéron, Gottéron U20, Martigny Red Ice, Visp
Maxime Montandon (D) 2008-2018 8 Ajoie, Gottéron, Gottéron U17, Gottéron U20
David Wildhaber (D) 2011-2020 6 Gottéron, Gottéron U20, Thurgau
Juris Zandovskis (F) 2008-2013 5 Gottéron, Gottéron U17, Gottéron U20, Sierre

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
06/15/2020
06/15/2020 Confirmed HC Thurgau EHC Visp
05/25/2018
05/25/2018 Confirmed HC Ajoie HC Thurgau
07/08/2017
07/08/2017 Confirmed Martigny Red Ice HC Ajoie
01/22/2016
01/22/2016 Confirmed HC La Chaux-de-Fonds Red Ice HC
12/03/2014
12/03/2014 Loan HC La Chaux-de-Fonds HC Fribourg-Gottéron
03/10/2014
03/10/2014 Confirmed HC Fribourg-Gottéron HC La Chaux-de-Fonds
09/11/2013
09/11/2013 Loan HC Fribourg-Gottéron HC La Chaux-de-Fonds
01/14/2012
01/14/2012 Extension HC Fribourg-Gottéron HC Fribourg-Gottéron
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