Josh Melnick



  • DOB: 7/10/1995
  • Ht: 5-10
  • Wt: 175
  • Shoots: R
  • Years on Team: 2
  • School: Miami University (NCAA)
  • Hometown: Annandale, NJ
  • Drafted: n/a

AHL Debut:  March 20, 2019 vs. Grand Rapids Griffins (6-3 W)

Contract: Signed a one-year contract with the AHL's Texas Stars on August 4, 2021.

Junior / College Teams: Youngstown Phantoms (USHL) / Miami University (NCAA)

Was one of just two Texas players to skate in all 38 games in 2020-21 and led the team's forwards with a plus-3 rating while reaching career-highs in goals, assists, and points.

Named an alternate captain of the Stars for the 2020-21 season.

Net the overtime game-winning goal on Jan. 2, 2020 against the Chicago Wolves to cap a 2-1 win and spark a five-game winning streak.

Tallied 107 points (38-69=107) across 140 games during a four-year collegiate career at Miami University from 2015 to 2019. Paced the RedHawks with 26 points (10-16=26) and 16 assists.

Nominated team captain before the 2018-2019 season after serving as an alternate captain from 2016 to 2018.

Finished his final junior season in 2014-2015 with the Youngstown Phantoms with 62 points (14-48=62) and paced the USHL with 48 assists.

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Player Stats

Regular Season
2021-22 Regular SeasonTEX246410-220435000.42
2020-21 Regular SeasonTEX3891322342148100.58
2019-20 Regular SeasonTEX55511169101060100.29
2018-19 Regular SeasonTEX11033620010000.27