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Roland Melanson

Position: G ▪ Catches: Left
Height: 5-10 ▪ Weight: 185 lbs.

Born: June 28, 1960 in Moncton, New Brunswick
Draft: NY Islanders, 3rd round (59th overall), 1979 NHL Entry

NHL Standard

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Tm Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS G A PTS PIM Awards
1980-81 20 NYI NHL 11 8 1 1 32 3.10 0 620 2.2 0 0 0 4
1981-82 21 NYI NHL 36 22 7 6 114 3.23 0 2115 7.6 0 0 0 14
1982-83 22 NYI NHL 44 24 12 5 109 2.66 1 2460 10.2 0 3 3 22 AS-2,Jennings-1,Vezina-2
1983-84 23 NYI NHL 37 20 11 2 110 1129 1019 .903 3.27 0 2019 77 32.84 8.4 0 2 2 10 Vezina-10
1984-85 24 TOT NHL 28 8 13 3 113 844 731 .866 4.33 0 1567 107 -7.14 4.0 0 0 0 9
1984-85 24 NYI NHL 8 3 3 0 35 257 222 .864 4.94 0 425 -2.77 1.2 0 0 0 0
1984-85 24 MNS NHL 20 5 10 3 78 587 509 .867 4.10 0 1142 106 -4.38 2.8 0 0 0 9
1985-86 25 TOT NHL 28 6 17 3 111 829 718 .866 4.24 0 1571 107 -6.78 3.9 0 1 1 8
1985-86 25 MNS NHL 6 2 1 2 24 175 151 .863 4.43 0 325 -2.00 0.8 0 0 0 0
1985-86 25 LAK NHL 22 4 16 1 87 654 567 .867 4.19 0 1246 106 -4.78 3.1 0 1 1 8
1986-87 26 LAK NHL 46 18 21 6 168 1420 1252 .882 3.69 1 2734 99 2.34 7.9 0 6 6 22
1987-88 27 LAK NHL 47 17 20 7 195 1399 1204 .861 4.37 2 2676 116 -26.89 5.5 0 0 0 16
1988-89 28 LAK NHL 4 1 1 0 19 109 90 .826 6.40 0 178 -5.86 0.1 0 0 0 4
1990-91 30 NJD NHL 1 0 0 0 2 7 5 .714 6.00 0 20 -1.20 -0.1 0 0 0 0
1991-92 31 MTL NHL 9 5 3 0 22 195 173 .887 2.68 2 492 -0.19 1.0 0 0 0 0
5 yrs NYI NHL 136 77 34 14 400 1386 1241 .895 3.14 1 7639 29.5 0 5 5 50
4 yrs LAK NHL 119 40 58 14 469 3582 3113 .869 4.12 3 6834 16.6 0 7 7 50
2 yrs MNS NHL 26 7 11 5 102 762 660 .866 4.17 0 1467 3.6 0 0 0 9
1 yr MTL NHL 9 5 3 0 22 195 173 .887 2.68 2 492 1.0 0 0 0 0
1 yr NJD NHL 1 0 0 0 2 7 5 .714 6.00 0 20 -0.1 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 291 129 106 33 995 5932 5192 .875 3.63 6 16452 50.8 0 12 12 109

NHL Playoffs

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Tm Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM
1980-81 20 NYI NHL SC 3 1 0 6 3.91 0 92 0 0 0 0
1981-82 21 NYI NHL SC 3 0 1 5 4.69 0 64 0 0 0 0
1982-83 22 NYI NHL SC 5 2 2 10 2.52 0 238 0 0 0 0
1983-84 23 NYI NHL 6 0 1 5 32 27 .844 3.45 0 87 0 0 0 2
1986-87 26 LAK NHL 5 1 4 24 154 130 .844 5.54 0 260 0 0 0 4
1987-88 27 LAK NHL 1 0 1 9 50 41 .820 9.00 0 60 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 3 23 4 9 59 236 198 .839 4.42 0 801 0 0 0 6

Other Standard

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Team Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM Awards
1976-77 16 Moncton Flyers NBAHA 70 147 2.10 14 4198 0 0 0 0
1977-78 17 Windsor Spitfires OMJHL 44 195 4.51 1 2592 0 0 0 0
1978-79 18 Windsor Spitfires OMJHL 62 254 4.40 1 3461 0 0 0 0
1979-80 19 2 Teams OMJHL 60 37 20 0 226 4.06 3 3339 0 0 0 0
1979-80 19 Windsor Spitfires OMJHL 22 11 8 0 90 4.91 0 1099 0 0 0 0
1979-80 19 Oshawa Generals OMJHL 38 26 12 0 136 3.64 3 2240 0 0 0 0
1980-81 20 Indianapolis Checkers CHL 52 31 16 3 131 2.57 2 3056 0 0 0 0
1985-86 25 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 3 1 2 0 13 4.36 0 179 0 0 0 0
1988-89 28 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 29 11 15 3 106 3.67 1 1734 0 0 0 0
1989-90 29 Utica Devils AHL 48 24 19 3 167 3.66 1 2737 0 0 0 0
1990-91 30 Utica Devils AHL 54 23 28 1 208 4.08 0 3058 0 0 0 0
1992-93 32 Brantford Smoke ColHL 14 10 4 0 54 4.00 1 811 0 0 0 0
1993-94 33 Saint John Flames AHL 7 1 2 0 20 4.44 0 270 0 0 0 0
Career 5 Seasons AHL 141 60 66 7 514 3.87 2 7978 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season CHL 52 31 16 3 131 2.57 2 3056 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season ColHL 14 10 4 0 54 4.00 1 811 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season NBAHA 70 147 2.10 14 4198 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons OMJHL 166 37 20 0 675 4.31 5 9392 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Team Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM
1976-77 16 Moncton Flyers NBAHA 6 4 1 1 14 2.33 0 360
1977-78 17 Windsor Spitfires OMJHL 5 1 2 1 13 3.02 0 258
1978-79 18 Windsor Spitfires OMJHL 7 31 4.74 0 392
1979-80 19 Oshawa Generals OMJHL 7 3 4 0 32 4.57 0 420
1988-89 28 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 17 9 8 0 74 4.36 1 1019
1989-90 29 Utica Devils AHL 5 1 4 0 20 4.03 0 298
1992-93 32 Brantford Smoke ColHL 15 11 3 0 50 3.55 0 844
Career 2 Seasons AHL 22 10 12 0 94 4.28 1 1317
Career 1 Season ColHL 15 11 3 0 50 3.55 0 844
Career 1 Season NBAHA 6 4 1 1 14 2.33 0 360
Career 3 Seasons OMJHL 19 4 6 1 76 4.26 0 1070

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 11 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Roland Melanson 10.2 8.4 7.9 7.6 5.5 4.0 3.9 2.2 1.0 0.1 -0.1
Denis DeJordy 91.6 9.0 8.0 7.3 5.8 5.5 4.1 2.7 1.0 0.6 0.1 -0.2
Clint Malarchuk 87.2 9.2 8.7 7.8 7.0 6.4 6.4 4.8 2.8 1.4 -0.1
Doug Favell 86.8 9.1 8.2 8.0 7.8 6.0 6.0 3.9 3.0 2.1 1.9 -0.1
Bruce Gamble 86.6 10.3 7.6 7.5 4.8 3.5 3.4 2.4 1.8 1.0 0.3
Richard Brodeur 86.4 10.4 9.2 9.0 7.4 6.7 6.2 5.3 2.2 0.1
Ken Wregget 85.6 9.7 8.1 8.0 6.7 4.8 4.6 3.8 3.4 2.6 2.3 0.8
Gilles Gilbert 85.5 10.6 9.8 9.3 7.1 6.8 5.0 4.0 3.3 1.5 0.6 -0.1
Manny Legace 84.8 10.5 9.3 7.5 7.3 7.2 5.4 4.1 3.3 2.7 2.2 0.7
Kevin Weekes 84.7 10.2 9.8 9.3 9.3 4.7 3.6 2.9 1.1 0.7 0.5 0.4
Manny Fernandez 84.2 12.8 9.1 7.8 7.6 6.9 5.0 4.7 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13
Roland Melanson 10.2 8.4 7.9 7.6 5.5 4.0 3.9 2.2 1.0 0.1 -0.1
Denis DeJordy 91.6 9.0 8.0 7.3 5.8 5.5 4.1 2.7 1.0 0.6 0.1 -0.2
Clint Malarchuk 87.2 9.2 8.7 7.8 7.0 6.4 6.4 4.8 2.8 1.4 -0.1
Doug Favell 86.6 9.1 8.2 8.0 7.8 6.0 6.0 3.9 3.0 2.1 1.9 0.0 -0.1
Bruce Gamble 86.6 10.3 7.6 7.5 4.8 3.5 3.4 2.4 1.8 1.0 0.3
Richard Brodeur 86.4 10.4 9.2 9.0 7.4 6.7 6.2 5.3 2.2 0.1
Manny Legace 84.8 10.5 9.3 7.5 7.3 7.2 5.4 4.1 3.3 2.7 2.2 0.7
Kevin Weekes 84.7 10.2 9.8 9.3 9.3 4.7 3.6 2.9 1.1 0.7 0.5 0.4
Tim Cheveldae 84.0 10.7 10.2 7.9 5.1 4.6 3.8 3.0 0.4 0.0
Manny Fernandez 83.4 12.8 9.1 7.8 7.6 6.9 5.0 4.9 4.7 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.0 -0.3
Dan Cloutier 83.2 10.0 8.8 7.8 5.0 4.4 3.7 1.7 1.5 0.9 0.7

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

November 19, 1984: Traded to Minnesota by NY Islanders for Minnesota's 1st round choice (Brad Dalgarno) in 1985 Entry Draft, November 19, 1984.

December 9, 1985: Traded to NY Rangers by Minnesota for NY Rangers' 2nd round choice (Neil Wilkinson) in 1986 Entry Draft and NY Rangers' 4th round choice (John Weisbrod) in 1987 Entry Draft, December 9, 1985.

December 9, 1985: Traded to Los Angeles by NY Rangers with Grant Ledyard for Brian MacLellan and Los Angeles' 4th round choice (Mike Sullivan) in 1987 Entry Draft, December 9, 1985.

August 10, 1989: Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, August 10, 1989.

September 20, 1991: Traded to Montreal by New Jersey with Kirk Muller for Stephane Richer and Tom Chorske, September 20, 1991.

January 11, 1992: Missed majority of 1991-92 due to groin injury vs. Hartford, January 11, 1992.

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