Nov. 7, 2017
The Gulls have recalled defenseman James Melindy from the Utah Grizzlies, San Diego’s primary affiliate in the ECHL.
Melindy, 23 (12/11/93), has appeared in one game with San Diego this season, going scoreless with two penalty minutes (PIM) on Oct. 28 at San Antonio. In nine contests with the Grizzlies this season, the Goulds, Newfoundland native has gone scoreless with 32 PIM. The 6-3, 203-pound defenseman has appeared in 53 career AHL games with San Diego (2016-present) and Portland (2012-15), registering 2-1=3 points with 69 penalty minutes (PIM).
Originally selected by the Arizona Coyotes in the third round (88th overall) of the 2012 NHL Draft, Melindy has recorded 11-38=49 points and 453 PIM in 192 career ECHL contests.