Nov. 24, 2017
The Gulls have reassigned defenseman James Melindy to the Utah Grizzlies, San Diego’s primary affiliate in the ECHL.
Melindy, 23 (12/11/93), appeared in two game with San Diego, going scoreless with two penalty minutes (PIM). 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 54 career AHL games with San Diego 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.