Alex Grant (ice hockey)

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Alex Grant
Alex Grant 2 2012-05-05.JPG
Born (1989-01-20) January 20, 1989 (age 25)
Antigonish, NS, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Former teams
Ottawa Senators
Binghamton Senators (AHL)
Anaheim Ducks
NHL Draft 118th overall, 2007
Pittsburgh Penguins
Playing career 2009–present

Alex Grant (born January 20, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently within the Ottawa Senators organization of the National Hockey League (NHL). Grant was selected by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 4th round (118th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing career[edit]

Grant was selected in the first round (first overall) of the 2005 QMJHL Entry Draft by the Saint John Sea Dogs,[1] and played four seasons of major junior hockey in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with Saint John and the Shawinigan Cataractes.[2]

On June 24, 2013, the Pittsburgh Penguins traded Grant to the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for winger Harry Zolnierczyk.[3] He was re-signed to a one-year contract on July 10, 2013.[4]

Grant scored his first goal in his first NHL game, on November 30, 2013, against Antti Niemi of the San Jose Sharks.[5] On December 12, 2013, the Ducks reassigned Grant to the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League.[6]

On March 5, 2014, Grant was traded to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for minor league right winger Andre Petersson.[7]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Antigonish Bulldogs MJAHL 50 7 9 16 36
2005–06 Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 47 4 9 13 58
2006–07 Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 68 12 20 32 108
2007–08 Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 70 15 33 48 96 14 3 11 14 12
2008–09 Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 37 9 22 31 51
2008–09 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 23 4 15 19 11 21 4 5 9 18
2009–10 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 40 7 20 27 36 6 0 0 0 0
2009–10 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 14 3 2 5 28 2 0 0 0 0
2010–11 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 14 3 2 5 6 17 2 0 2 13
2010–11 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 4 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 61 10 27 37 73 12 2 5 7 13
2012–13 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins AHL 46 4 16 20 73 13 2 2 4 27
2013–14 Norfolk Admirals AHL 52 7 20 27 46
2013–14 Anaheim Ducks NHL 2 2 0 2 2
2013–14 Binghamton Senators AHL 19 2 8 10 6 4 0 0 0 10
NHL totals 2 2 0 2 2

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