Canadian defender Nicholas Melosh joined the Salavat Yulaev. The parties signed a contract for one year. According to the press service of the Ufa club, the 26-year-old Canadian played 64 matches in the AHL for the Calgary Wranglers last season and scored 21 points.
Meloche was selected 40th overall by Colorado in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft.
Nicholas Meloche was born in La Salle, Canada. The hockey player's height is 190 cm, and his weight is 96 kg.
The Canadian played for the San Antonio Rampage, Colorado Eagles, San Jose Barracuda, San Jose, and Calgary Wranglers.
Nicholas Melosh was the winner of the Hlinka/Gretzky Cup in 2014.
In the NHL, Nicholas Meloche played 57 games, scored 8 points, had a defensive value of -16, and earned 39 penalty minutes.
Statistics in the AHL: 257 matches, 76 points scored, penalty minutes - 254.
The Bashinform News Agency earlier reported that Canadian striker Joshua Livo also signed a contract with Salavat Yulaev.
Author: Eduard Kuskarbekov