Dylan DeMelo

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Dylan DeMelo
Dylan DeMelo.jpg
Born (1993-05-01) May 1, 1993 (age 25)
London, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team San Jose Sharks
NHL Draft 179th overall, 2011
San Jose Sharks
Playing career 2012–present

Dylan DeMelo (born May 1, 1993) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently playing with the San Jose Sharks of the National Hockey League (NHL). DeMelo was selected by the Sharks in the 6th round (179th overall) of the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

DeMelo played four seasons (2009–13) of major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL), scoring 25 goals and 100 assists for 125 points, while earning 220 penalty minutes in 218 OHL games played.

On April 20, 2012, DeMelo was signed by the San Jose Sharks of the NHL to an entry-level contract.[1] He made his NHL debut for the Sharks on October 17, 2015 in a game against the New York Islanders.[2] He scored his first NHL goal as a San Jose Shark on January 26, 2016 in a 6–1 win over the Colorado Avalanche.[3]

After completing his second full season with San Jose in the 2017–18 campaign, DeMelo as an impending restricted free agent, was initially not tendered an qualifying offer by the Sharks on June 25, 2018.[4] Despite being exposed to free agency, DeMelo opted to re-sign with the Sharks to a two-year contract on July 7, 2018.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2009–10 Mississauga Chargers OJHL 36 9 20 29 24
2009–10 Mississauga St. Michael's Majors OHL 20 0 1 1 12
2010–11 Mississauga St. Michael's Majors OHL 67 3 24 27 70 20 1 4 5 15
2011–12 Mississauga St. Michael's Majors OHL 67 7 40 47 70 6 1 1 2 13
2011–12 Worcester Sharks AHL 4 0 1 1 2
2012–13 Mississauga Steelheads OHL 64 15 35 50 68 6 1 3 4 6
2012–13 Worcester Sharks AHL 10 0 4 4 6
2013–14 Worcester Sharks AHL 68 2 22 24 51
2014–15 Worcester Sharks AHL 65 5 17 22 32 4 1 2 3 6
2015–16 San Jose Sharks NHL 45 2 2 4 14
2015–16 San Jose Barracuda AHL 15 0 6 6 2
2016–17 San Jose Sharks NHL 25 1 7 8 14
2017–18 San Jose Sharks NHL 63 0 20 20 34 10 0 1 1 4
NHL totals 133 3 29 32 62 10 0 1 1 4

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sharks sign defenseman Dylan Demelo". San Jose Sharks. April 20, 2012. Retrieved April 20, 2012. 
  2. ^ Kurz, Kevin (May 19, 2015). "Sharks notes: Depth tested headed into Rangers game". CSN Bay Area. Retrieved October 24, 2015. 
  3. ^ Sundstrom, Jake (January 26, 2016). "Dylan Demelo scores first NHL goal". SB Nation. Retrieved May 18, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Sharks decline qualifying offer to DeMelo". ESPN. June 25, 2018. Retrieved June 25, 2018. 
  5. ^ "Sharks re-sign defenseman Dylan DeMelo". San Jose Sharks'. July 7, 2018. Retrieved July 7, 2018. 

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