• A stay at home defenseman, he recorded 16 points (3-13-16) and a plus-14 rating in 71 games this season.
• Melnychuk is the nephew of former NHL defenseman Trent Yawney – Yawney was drafted by Chicago 45th overall, in the third round of the 1984 NHL Entry Draft.
• Prior to playing in the WHL, he was a member of the Notre Dame AAA Midget Hounds in Wilcox, Saskatchewan where he had 16 points (5-11-43) in 43 games in 2006-07. He was a teammate of fellow prospect Brayden McNabb.
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