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Josef Melichar
Josef Melichar
Defenseman
(mehl-ee-KHAHR, YOH-sehf)
Number: 2
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 220
Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 20, 1979
Birthplace: Ceské Budejovice, Czech Republic
Drafted: PIT / 1997 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (71st overall)

Season Notes

Defenseman Josef Melichar, in his fifth NHL campaign, finished with a career-best mark of 15 points (3+12). His 15 points surpassed the totals of his entire career (13 points) prior to this season.

Notes: Tallied his first assist of the season and was plus-2 Nov. 7 @ NY Rangers...Added his second assist of the season and was minus-1 with three shots Nov. 19 vs. Philadelphia...Tallied his third assist of the season and was plus-1 Nov. 22 vs. Washington...Tallied his fourth assist of the season and was plus-1 with one shot Dec. 17 @ Buffalo...Recorded his fifth assist of the season and was even with one shot Jan. 10 vs. Edmonton...Scored his first goal of the season and was plus-1 with one shot Jan. 15 @ Nashville...Tallied his sixth assist of the season and was minus-1 with one shot Jan. 16 vs. Vancouver...Tallied his seventh assist of the season and was plus-1 with one shot Feb. 6 @ Ottawa...Scored his second goal of the season and was plus-1 with two shots Mar. 7 vs. Tampa Bay...Added an assist and was plus-2 with two shots Mar. 18 @ Montreal...Added an assist and was plus-1 with one shot Mar. 24 vs. NY Islanders...Added an assist and was plus-2 with one shot Mar. 26 vs. Montreal...Added an assist and was plus-2 with two shots Apr. 7 @ Florida...Added an assist and was plus-1 with no shots Apr. 15 @ NY Islanders...Scored his third goal of the season and was plus-3 with two shots Apr. 17 vs. NY Islanders.
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