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Julian Melchiori | Defenseman | #71

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (26) / 12/6/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 214
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 3 (87) / WPG
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It appears the Winnipeg Jets will scratch Julian Melchiori tonight vs. the Colorado Avalanche.
Melchiori has yet to appear in a game this season, and will be a healthy scratch for the 10th straight game. He will be joined in the press box by Tucker Poolman and Jack Roslovic. Toby Enstrom, (lower body), Mark Scheifele (upper body) and Brandon Tanev (lower body) will also miss the game. Jan 2 - 8:58 PM

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Julian Melchiori will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Nashville Predators.

Melchiori was recalled from the minors last week. He still hasn't suited up in an NHL game this season, but he has 30 games of experience in the league. Shawn Matthias and Marko Dano will also serve as healthy scratches for the Jets.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Dec 19, 2017 08:00:00 PM

Julian Melchiori has been called up by the Winnipeg Jets.

Melchiori has four goals and 12 points in 26 AHL contests this season. The 26-year-old defenseman has recorded two assists in 30 career NHL games.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Dec 14, 2017 11:51:00 AM

Julian Melchiori has been waived by the Winnipeg Jets.

Melchiori contributed two assists in 18 games with the Jets last season. Winnipeg also placed defenseman Cameron Schilling on waivers. If they both clear then they will be sent to Manitoba of the AHL.
Sun, Sep 24, 2017 02:10:00 PM

Julian Melchiori was recalled on an emergency basis on Saturday.

The 25-year-old has nothing to his ledger in 17 career NHL games. He does however, have eight points and 18 PIMs in 40 games for AHL Manitoba this season.
Sat, Mar 11, 2017 12:41:00 PM

Julian Melchiori has been sent back to AHL Manitoba.

The Jets made him a healthy scratch Tuesday and Jacob Trouba is eligible to return from a suspension. Melchiori has skated in five games with Winnipeg this season.
Wed, Mar 1, 2017 05:30:00 PM

Julian Melchiori will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Minnesota Wild.

He's accumulated two goals and seven points in the AHL and he's only played in five games with the Jets. Ondrej Pavelec, Marko Dano, Tyler Myers and Andrew Copp will all miss the game with injuries, while Jacob Trouba continues to serve his suspension.
Tue, Feb 28, 2017 07:41:00 PM

The Winnipeg Jets have promoted Julian Melchiori.

Melchiori has two goals and seven points in 35 AHL games this season. He also has appeared in five games with the Jets, though he didn't record a point in those contests.
Mon, Feb 27, 2017 10:36:00 AM

Julian Melchiori, who is usually a healthy scratch, found out that the Jets aren't afraid to use him.

Melchiori played the final game before Winnipeg's five-day break and he skated on the top pairing with Dustin Byfuglien. He finished the game having played a career-high 22:02. "I was thrown right into the fire there," said Melchiori. "There was a little rust at some times, but as the game went along, I felt better. The (coaches) put me in a pretty good situation there. When you're playing as a defenceman, the confidence comes when you play and playing with (Byfuglien) was a great step. The Jets have returned Melchiori to the minors for now, but expect him to be recalled once the bye ends.
Sat, Feb 25, 2017 09:15:00 AM

Julian Melchiori has been assigned to Manitoba of the AHL.

He has skated in five games with the Jets, including Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to Toronto. Melchiori had a plus-1 rating and one shot in 22:02 of ice time. He could be back with Winnipeg after the team's bye week.
Wed, Feb 22, 2017 01:10:00 PM

Julian Melchiori will be in the lineup Tuesday against Toronto.

He will be filling in for suspended defender Jacob Trouba, who will be serving the first of his two-game ban for an illegal hit to the head. Melchiori is expected to be paired with Dustin Byfuglien.
Tue, Feb 21, 2017 03:55:00 PM

Julian Melchiori has been called up by Winnipeg.

Winnipeg made room for his arrival by putting Ondrej Pavelec on injured reserve. Melchiori has skated in four games with the Jets this season. In 32 games for the Manitoba Moose of the AHL, he has six points and 18 penalty minutes.
Tue, Feb 14, 2017 11:20:00 AM

Julian Melchiori cleared waivers on Saturday and was reassigned to AHL Manitoba by Winnipeg.

The 25-year-old defender has posted six points in 31 games for AHL Manitoba this season.
Sat, Feb 11, 2017 01:10:00 PM

The Winnipeg Jets placed Julian Melchiori on waivers on Friday.

Through 16 career NHL games, including four this season, he's still pointless with 14 blocks and 24 hits. The 25-year-old defender has posted six points in 31 games for AHL Manitoba this season.
Fri, Feb 10, 2017 01:15:00 PM

Julian Melchiori will be a healthy scratch against the Wild on Tuesday.

The 25-year-old has skated in just four games this season and he has no points and a minus-3 rating during that span. Chris Thorburn and Michael Hutchinson will also sit out tonight.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Feb 7, 2017 08:07:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Mark Scheifele
2Paul Stastny
3Bryan Little
4Adam Lowry
5Jack Roslovic
6Matt Hendricks
LW1Nikolaj Ehlers
2Kyle Connor
3Mathieu Perreault
4Andrew Copp
5Shawn Matthias
6Brandon Tanev
RW1Blake Wheeler
2Patrik Laine
3Joel Armia
4Marko Dano
D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Jacob Trouba
3Tyler Myers
4Josh Morrissey
5Ben Chiarot
6Joe Morrow
7Dmitry Kulikov
8Toby Enstrom
9Tucker Poolman
G1Connor Hellebuyck
2Steve Mason
3Michael Hutchinson