Melnichuk was assigned to AHL San Jose on Tuesday, per CapFriendly. The Sharks continue to rotate their netminders from the AHL to the taxi squad. With Devan Dubnyk in Colorado now, Martin Jones is expected to take on a workhorse role for the big club down the stretch. Melnichuk has recorded an .882 save percentage and a 3.08 GAA over nine AHL contests this year.
Melnichuk was added to the taxi squad Saturday, Sheng Peng of San Jose Hockey Now reports. The Sharks traded Devan Dubnyk to the Avalanche on Saturday, so Melnichuk will join the taxi squad as an extra body. Head coach Bob Boughner said that both Melnichuk and Josef Korenar should see some NHL time as the regular season winds down.
Melnichuk was assigned to AHL San Jose on Thursday, per CapFriendly. Melnichuk spent just one day on the taxi squad before being sent back to the Barracuda. The 22-year-old has recorded an .882 save percentage and a 2-4-3 record over nine AHL appearances this year.
Melnichuk was promoted to the taxi squad Wednesday, per CapFriendly. Melnichuk has often swapped places with Josef Korenar, allowing both goalies to take turns playing with AHL San Jose. For now, Melnichuk will serve as the No. 3 goalie behind Martin Jones and Devan Dubnyk at the NHL level.
Melnichuk was demoted to AHL San Jose on Monday, CapFriendly reports. Melnichuk has yet to make his NHL debut but has spent some time on the Sharks' taxi squad throughout this season. The 22-year-old owns a.871 save percentage and 3.39 GAA through eight AHL games this season.
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