Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Bjorn Melin
Bjorn Melin was born July 4, 1981 in Jonkoping, Sweden. The sixth round, 163 overall selection of the New York Islanders in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft, Melin is a graduate of the Swedish Elite League.

An energetic power forward, Melin signed a one-year contract with the Anaheim Ducks in 2006. He started the following season with the Portland Pirates of the AHL before he made his debut in the NHL on January 7, 2007. After splitting his 2006-07 season between the NHL and AHL, Melin signed a three-year contract with his former club in the Swedish Elite League in April, 2007.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1997-98 HV 71 Jonkoping Jr. Swe-Jr. 8 0 3 3 2
1998-99 HV 71 Jonkoping Jr. Swe-Jr. 30 12 7 19 50
1998-99 Sweden WJ18-A 3 1 2 3 2
1999-00 HV 71 Jonkoping Jr. Swe-Jr. 24 19 16 35 70
1999-00 Sweden WJC-A 7 0 3 3 6 +2
1999-00 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 23 3 0 3 2 5 0 0 0 0
2000-01 HV 71 Jonkoping Jr. Swe-Jr. 10 6 5 11 66
2000-01 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 43 2 1 3 26
2000-01 Sweden WJC-A 7 2 0 2 8 0
2001-02 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 50 7 9 16 40 8 0 0 0 6
2002-03 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 48 7 9 16 44 7 0 2 2 6
2003-04 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 47 7 11 18 28 19 4 8 12 10
2004-05 IF Malmo Redhawks Sweden 46 9 10 19 22
2004-05 IF Redhawks Malmo Sweden-Q 10 1 2 3 8
2005-06 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 49 17 19 36 48 10 4 1 5 16
2005-06 Sweden WC-A 6 0 2 2 0 -3
2006-07 Anaheim Ducks NHL 3 1 0 1 0 -1
2006-07 Portland Pirates AHL 59 8 14 22 28 -10
2007-08 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 40 9 10 19 32 12 0 3 3 4
2008-09 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 53 8 31 39 42 18 5 8 13 2
2009-10 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 55 14 22 36 32 11 4 1 5 2
2010-11 HC Fribourg-Gotteron Swiss 19 10 5 15 2 4 0 1 1 4
2010-11 Neftekhimik Nizhnekamsk KHL 14 3 2 5 4
2011-12 Dynamo Riga KHL 11 0 0 0 4
2011-12 Lukko Rauma Finland 42 9 15 24 6 3 3 0 3 0
2012-13 AIK Solna Sweden 49 7 12 19 16
2013-14 AIK Solna Sweden 25 6 13 19 24
2013-14 AIK Solna Sweden-Q 8 1 1 2 2
2014-15 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 42 5 13 18 14 6 0 0 0 0
2015-16 HV 71 Jonkoping Sweden 9 2 1 3 2
NHL Totals 3 1 0 1 0


Rights traded to Anaheim by NY Islanders with Ben Guite for Dave Roche, March 19, 2002.
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