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Julian Melchiori | Defenseman | #71

Team: Winnipeg Jets
Age / DOB:  (25) / 12/6/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 214
Drafted: 2010 / Rd. 3 (87) / WPG

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Julian Melchiori has been called up by the Jets.
Melchiori has no points in four games with Winnipeg in 2016-17. At the AHL level he has two goals and six points in 31 contests. Jan 13 - 12:06 PM

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Julian Melchiori has been returned to AHL Manitoba.

Toby Enstrom is back with the team after he left for Sweden due to a personal matter. Melchiori didn't play during his recent NHL call-up. He skated in four games with the Jets earlier this month, though.
Wed, Nov 30, 2016 02:47:00 PM

The Winnipeg Jets have recalled Julian Melchiori from AHL Manitoba.

The 24-year-old defender has posted five goals in 14 games for the Moose this season. He's not known for his scoring prowess, so we'd leave him on the wire.
Sat, Nov 26, 2016 06:59:00 PM

Julian Melchiori has been assigned to the minors.

He suited up in four games with the Jets after he was brought up from Manitoba last week. Melchiori has four points in eight AHL contests this year.
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 02:49:00 PM

Julian Melchiori has been called up by the Winnipeg Jets.

Melchiori has a goal and four points in eight AHL games this season. The Jets needed another blueliner because Mark Stuart and Tyler Myers are dealing with lower-body injuries.
Tue, Nov 1, 2016 02:43:00 PM

Julian Melchiori was waived by the Jets on Monday.

If he clears then he will be assigned to the minors. He appeared in 11 games with the Jets last season, while picking up seven points in 62 contests with AHL Manitoba.
Tue, Oct 11, 2016 10:07:00 AM

Julian Melchiori has inked a two-year, two-way contract with the Winnipeg Jets.

Melchiori will come with a $625,000 annual cap hit when he's playing in the NHL. He had no points and a plus-one rating in 11 games with Winnipeg in 2015-16. In the AHL he added three goals and seven points in 62 contests.
Sat, Jul 2, 2016 12:12:00 PM

Julian Melchiori has been called up on an emergency basis.

Toby Enstrom didn't take part in the morning session, so Melchiori may play on Tuesday night in his place. He was paired with Tyler Myers in the morning.
Tue, Mar 22, 2016 12:10:00 PM

Julian Melchiori has been sent to the minors.

Melchiori was called up on Monday and played in that night's game, but he was a healthy scratch on Wednesday. He has two goals and six points in 59 contests this season.
Thu, Mar 17, 2016 06:22:00 PM

Julian Melchiori will be scratched on Wednesday when the Winnipeg Jets travel to Calgary to take on the Flames.

The emergency recall from the AHL affiliate Manitoba Moose will be the lone scratch for the Winnipeg Jets Wednesday. He had only dressed in one previous NHL game in 2015-16.
Wed, Mar 16, 2016 09:55:00 PM

Julian Melchiori has been called up by Winnipeg.

He is up with the big club on an emergency basis and he could play Monday night if Dustin Byfuglien is unable to suit up against Vancouver. Byfuglien will be a game-time decision.
Mon, Mar 14, 2016 03:33:00 PM

Julian Melchiori was summoned up by the Jets on Saturday on an emergency basis against Colorado.

The 24-year-old defender has just one game of NHL experience. Melchiori has also posted just 31 points since reaching the AHL level in 2011. So he doesn't provide much fantasy value.
Sat, Mar 12, 2016 06:50:00 PM

The Winnipeg Jets have inked Julian Melchiori to a one-year, two-way deal.

Melchiori can earn $600,000 at the NHL level. He had six points and 54 penalty minutes in 70 AHL contests in 2014-15.
Mon, Jul 6, 2015 08:16:00 PM

Julian Melchiori has been summoned from the minors by Winnipeg.

He has skated in 18 games with the St. John's IceCaps of the AHL, where he's posted five assists and 14 penalty minutes.
Thu, Dec 26, 2013 02:52:00 PM

Julian Melchiori was returned to the minors on Sunday.

Jacob Trouba is healthy again so the Jets trimmed their roster by one defenseman. Melchiori hasn't seen any NHL action this season.
Mon, Nov 25, 2013 09:21:00 AM

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D1Dustin Byfuglien
2Tyler Myers
3Toby Enstrom
4Josh Morrissey
5Mark Stuart
6Ben Chiarot
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