Ilari Melart
Born February 11, 1989 (1989-02-11) (age 21),

Helsinki, FIN



6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)

207 lb (94 kg; 14 st 11 lb)

Position Defenceman
Shoots Left
SM-Liiga team HIFK
Playing career 2008–present

Ilari Melart (born February 11, 1989 in Helsinki, Finland) is a Finnish ice hockey defenceman who currently represents HIFK of the Finnish top flight, the SM-Liiga.


Melart made his first appearance for HIFK's first team on November 13, 2008 away against Tappara. Before joining the first team, Melart played with HIFK's different youth teams.

In 2006-07 he played 10 matches for the A-junior (top youth level in Finland) side and an additional 21 matches for the B-juniors. In 2007-08 he made 21 appearances for the A-juniors, which eventually earned him a spot in the first team.[1]

Career statisticsEdit

As of December 15, 2008

Regular Season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008-09 HIFK SM-liiga 13 0 0 0 60 - - - - -
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