Nicolas Meloche
North American Skater - Baie Comeau, QMJHL
Final Rank:40Midterm Rank:45
Position:DefensemanShoots:Right
Height:6' 2"Weight:204
Born:July 18, 1997Hometown:LaSalle, Quebec
Born in:LaSalle, QC, CAN
Drafted: 2015: COL (2nd Round / 40th Overall) 

• In his second season in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Meloche led Drakkar defensemen with 10 goals despite playing in only 44 games. He added 10 points (4-6—10) in 12 playoff contests.

• Meloche set a Drakkar franchise record for points by a rookie defenseman in one season when he collected 6-19—25 in 54 games in 2013-14. His 25 points placed second among all rookie blueliners and earned him a spot on the QMJHL Rookie All-Star Team.

• In 2012-13, Meloche collected 26 points (9-17—26) in 38 games with the Saint-Eustache Vikings Midget AAA team – tied for fourth on the club with Gabriel Gagné (No. 36 NA Skater). The Drakkar ultimately selected Meloche with the 15th overall pick in the 2013 QMJHL Entry Draft.

• Internationally, Meloche won a gold medal with Canada at the 2014 Ivan Hlinka Memorial and represented Team Quebec at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

STATISTICS

SEASONTEAMLEAGUEGPGAPPIM
2015-2016GATINEAUQMJHL285121738
2015-2016BAIE-COMEAUQMJHL25881654
2014-2015BAIE-COMEAUQMJHL4410243499
2014-2015CAN U18 (Ivan Hlinka Memorial 2014)ITLTOUR50116
2013-2014BAIE-COMEAUQMJHL546192547
2013-2014QUEBEC (2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge)NATOUR61124