Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Mel Angelstad
Mel Angelstad was born October 31, 1971 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. A hard-nosed forward, Angelstad played in the SJHL and MJHL before making his professional debut in 1992-93.

Not known for his offensive prowess, Angelstad toiled eleven seasons in various minor leagues (CoHL, ECHL, AHL, IHL and WPHL) as an enforcer before getting the opportunity to make his NHL debut with the Washington Capitals during the 2003-04 season.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1988-89 Allan Legionnaires MAHA 35 15 23 38 256
1989-90 Warman Valley Crusaders MJHL 38 1 5 6 411
1990-91 Flin Flon Bombers MJHL 62 6 11 17 463
1991-92 Dauphin Kings MJHL 44 8 29 37 296
1992-93 Thunder Bay Thunder Hawks ColHL 45 2 5 7 256 5 0 0 0 10
1992-93 Nashville Knights ECHL 1 0 0 0 14
1993-94 Thunder Bay Senators ColHL 58 1 20 21 374 9 1 2 3 65
1993-94 P.E.I. Senators AHL 1 0 0 0 5
1994-95 Thunder Bay Senators ColHL 46 0 8 8 317 7 0 3 3 62
1994-95 P.E.I. Senators AHL 3 0 0 0 16
1995-96 Thunder Bay Senators ColHL 51 3 3 6 335 16 0 6 6 94
1995-96 Phoenix Roadrunners IHL 5 0 0 0 43
1996-97 Thunder Bay Senators ColHL 66 10 21 31 422 7 0 1 1 21
1997-98 Fort Worth Bulls WPHL 19 1 6 7 102
1997-98 Las Vegas Thunder IHL 3 0 0 0 5
1997-98 Orlando Solar Bears IHL 63 1 3 4 321 8 0 0 0 29
1998-99 Michigan K-Wings IHL 78 3 5 8 421 -7 5 1 0 1 16
1999-00 Michigan K-Wings IHL 33 3 4 7 144 +5
2000-01 Manitoba Moose IHL 67 1 5 6 232 +2 8 0 0 0 26
2001-02 Portland Pirates AHL 53 1 7 8 212 -9
2002-03 Portland Pirates AHL 57 5 2 7 139 -6 3 0 0 0 6
2003-04 Portland Pirates AHL 53 0 1 1 118 -7
2003-04 Washington Capitals NHL 2 0 0 0 2 0
2004-05 Belfast Giants Britain 30 2 7 9 191 8 0 1 1 42
2005-06 Motor City Mechanics UHL 45 4 3 7 142 2 1 0 1 0
NHL Totals 2 0 0 0 2


Signed as a free agent by Dallas, July 29, 1998.
Played w/ RHI's New Jersey R@R in 1995 (4-2-0-2-40) Signed as a free agent by Portland (AHL), July 30, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Washington, April 3, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Belfast (Britain), August 12, 2004.
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