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Roland
Melanson
Roland Melanson
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Roland
Melanson
position: Goalie
Catches: Left
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 185
Drafted: NY Islanders
Round: 3rd
Draft Year: 1979
Overall: 59th
Born: 06/28/1960
Age: 57
Birthplace: Moncton, NB, CAN
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Last 5 GamesDECGASASSV%SO
CareerGPWLOTGAASV%SO
Regular29112910606
Playoffs2349-0
Awards
Career Notes
OMJHL Second All-Star Team (1979) CHL First All-Star Team (1981) Ken McKenzie Trophy (CHL Rookie of the Year) (1981) NHL Second All-Star Team (1983) William M. Jennings Trophy (1983) (shared with Billy Smith) ColHL - Playoff MVP (1993) Traded to Minnesota by NY Islanders for Minnesota's 1st round pick (Brad Dalgarno) in 1985 NHL Draft, November 19, 1984. Traded to NY Rangers by Minnesota for NY Rangers' 2nd round pick (Neil Wilkinson) in 1986 NHL Draft and NY Rangers' 4th round pick (John Weisbrod) in 1987 NHL Draft, December 9, 1985. Traded to Los Angeles by NY Rangers with Grant Ledyard for Brian MacLellan and Los Angeles' 4th round pick (Mike Sullivan) in 1987 NHL Draft, December 9, 1985. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, August 10, 1989. Traded to Montreal by New Jersey with Kirk Muller for Stephane Richer and Tom Chorske, September 20, 1991. Missed majority of 1991-92 due to groin injury vs. Hartford, January 11, 1992.