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Dylan DeMelo | Defenseman | #74

Team: San Jose Sharks
Age / DOB:  (25) / 5/1/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 195
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 6 (179) / SJ
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Dylan DeMelo chipped in with a pair of assists, four blocked shots and a hit over 15:03 of ice time in Monday's 5-3 win against the Red Wings.
DeMelo has been amazing since flipping the calendar from February. He has seven helpers and a plus-4 rating in five March games, including a pair of assists on the power play. He had just eight assists through his first 45 games this season, but apparently the month of March agrees with him. He has emerged as a useful short-term fantasy option in deeper pools and a nice low-cost DFS choice while running hot. Mar 13 - 3:36 AM

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Dylan DeMelo recorded an assist in a 2-0 victory against St. Louis Thursday night.

DeMelo has recorded at least a point in three straight games. It's a rare hot streak for the defenseman, who has no goals and 13 assists in 48 contests this season.
Mar 9 - 8:08 AM

Dylan DeMelo registered two assists in San Jose's 4-1 win over Los Angeles on Monday.

It was certainly a nice showing from DeMelo in his return from an illness that cost him three straight games. This was DeMelo's first multi-point showing of the season. He has no goals and seven assists in 23 contests.
Jan 16 - 9:07 AM

Dylan DeMelo will play Monday against the Los Angeles Kings.

DeMelo was taken off injured reserve on Sunday. He hasn't played since Jan. 4 because of an illness. Tim Heed will be a healthy scratch.
Jan 15 - 2:15 PM

The San Jose Sharks have announced that Dylan DeMelo has been activated off of injured reserve.

DeMelo was placed on injured reserve due to the flu and missed three games. The 24-year-old defenseman has five points in 22 games so far this season. He should not be owned in any formats.
Jan 14 - 5:10 PM

Dylan DeMelo (flu) should be back in the San Jose lineup Monday.

DeMelo has missed the last three games with the flu. He has only five assists in 22 games so his fantasy value is negligible.
Jan 14 - 9:38 AM

Dylan DeMelo (undisclosed) has been put on injured reserve.

DeMelo logged just 8:43 of ice time against Toronto this past Thursday.
Jan 7 - 2:48 PM

Dylan DeMelo (face) was able to play on Thursday.

DeMelo left Saturday's contest after being struck in the face by the butt end of Alex Burrows' stick. DeMelo logged 9:26 minutes Thursday night.
Fri, Dec 15, 2017 01:53:00 AM

Dylan DeMelo took a butt end to his face Saturday from Alex Burrows and did not return.

It happened in the third period and Burrows got five and a game for his misdeed and could possibly be facing some discipline from the NHL. "It was a butt end in the face. I had a pretty clear view of it," Logan Couture said. "It’s unfortunate. He cuts him and gets him between the eyes. It’s something that doesn’t belong in this game and it’s a player that’s had a history." DeMelo played only 8:19 Saturday and has two assists in 12 games. Consider him day-to-day for now.
Sun, Dec 10, 2017 09:41:00 AM

Dylan DeMelo will be a healthy scratch for the San Jose Sharks on Saturday against the Vancouver Canucks.

DeMelo has just one assist in three games this season. He'll sit alongside Ryan Carpenter in the press box tonight.
Source: NHL.com
Sat, Nov 11, 2017 10:09:00 PM

Dylan DeMelo is likely to start the 2017-18 campaign on the Sharks' third pairing.

Nothing has been guaranteed of course, but it does seem like the roster spot is DeMelo's to lose at this point. DeMelo split the 2016-17 campaign between the AHL and NHL with him scoring a goal and eight points in 25 contests at the higher level.
Sun, Sep 17, 2017 11:06:00 AM

Dylan DeMelo will be on the Sharks' blue line on Sunday against the Wild.

Through 59 career NHL games, including 14 games this season, he's picked up eight points along with 49 blocks and 57 hits.
Sun, Mar 5, 2017 04:00:00 PM

Dylan DeMelo will be an option for the Sharks on Sunday, as he is ready to return from a wrist injury.

He has skated in just 14 games this season, while mostly serving as the team's seventh defender, so it's uncertain if he will play against Minnesota even though he is healthy.
Sat, Mar 4, 2017 04:21:00 PM

Dylan DeMelo is still seven-ten days away from returning to action from a wrist injury according to coach Peter DeBoer.

DeMelo was taken off injured reserve on Monday as the Sharks returned four players to the minors during their mandatory five day break. DeMelo has a goal and four points in 14 games this season so he has not been missed fantasy-wise.
Sun, Feb 26, 2017 10:30:00 AM

Although Dylan DeMelo has been taken off the injured reserve list, it sounds like he's still sidelined with a wrist injury.

DeMelo was originally projected to be out until mid-March. The decision to take him off the IR coincided with the Sharks sending four players to the minors.
Mon, Feb 20, 2017 12:52:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Joe Pavelski
2Logan Couture
3Chris Tierney
4Dylan Gambrell
5Joe Thornton
LW1Evander Kane
2Tomas Hertl
3Timo Meier
4Brandon Mashinter
5Eric Fehr
6Rudolfs Balcers
7Jannik Hansen
RW1Joonas Donskoi
2Kevin Labanc
3Melker Karlsson
4Marcus Sorensen
5Barclay Goodrow
6Joel Ward
D1Brent Burns
2Marc-Edouard Vlasic
3Justin Braun
4Brenden Dillon
5Tim Heed
6Dylan DeMelo
7Paul Martin
8Joakim Ryan
G1Martin Jones
2Aaron Dell