Melnyk Player of PJHL Playoffs – Round 2

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Brayden Melnyk, G, Chilliwack Jets – In search of his first PJHL postseason victory and facing the favoured Langley Trappers, Melnyk got all that and more as he backstopped the Jets to a five-game series win. The 6-foot-2 netminder opened with a 41-save showing in Game 1 and bested that with 53 saves in a 3OT win in Game 2. Chilliwack put a stranglehold on the series with a 1-0 win in Game 3 and in the decisive Game 5, he turned away 44 more pucks to and grabbed 1st Star as the Jets moved on to Round 2. In the five games against Langley, Melnyk stopped 198 of 205 shots for a 0.966 save percentage.