Dov Grumet-Morris

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Dov Grumet-Morris
Born (1982-02-28) February 28, 1982 (age 32)
Evanston, IL, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Goaltender
Catches Left
team
Former teams
Free Agent
San Antonio Rampage
Portland Pirates
Hamilton Bulldogs
Manitoba Moose
Milwaukee Admirals
Connecticut Whale
Graz 99ers
HK Jesenice
Lørenskog IK
Hartford Wolf Pack
NHL Draft 161st overall, 2002
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 2005–present

Dov Grumet-Morris (born February 28, 1982) is an American professional ice hockey goaltender currently an unrestricted free agent. He most recently played for the Hartford Wolf Pack of the American Hockey League (AHL)

Early life[edit]

Grumet-Morris, who is Jewish,[1] was born in Evanston, Illinois. He attended Evanston Township High School.[2]

Playing career[edit]

Dov attended Harvard University.[2] Dov was drafted in the fifth round, 161st overall, by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

Grumet-Morris played collegiately at Harvard University before turning professional in 2005. He was part of the Central Hockey League's Laredo Bucks championship team in 2005–06. In 2006–07 he played for the ECHL's Cincinnati Cyclones, earning call-ups to the AHL's Portland Pirates, Hamilton Bulldogs, and Manitoba Moose.

He was signed to a contract by the National Hockey League's Nashville Predators on July 2, 2007.[3] He started the season with the Cyclones and played the second half on call-up to the Milwaukee Admirals.

For the 2008–09 season Grumet-Morris signed with Graz 99ers of the Erste Bank Hockey League. On August 31, 2009 he went back to North America and signed with the Utah Grizzlies. He was signed by the Hartford Wolf Pack on October 18, 2010.[4] The Wolf Pack changed their name to the Connecticut Whale part way through the season.

After performing admirably for the San Antonio Rampage during the 2011–12 season, Grumet-Morris was signed to a one-year contract with NHL affiliate, the Florida Panthers on July 1, 2012.[5] On December 13, 2013, in the 2013-14 season, Grumet-Morris was traded to the Hartford Wolf Pack for future considerations.[6]

International career[edit]

Dov has played in the World Jewish Championships in Israel twice, in 2007 and 2009. He won the gold medal both times and beat Canada 6–0 in the 09 Gold Medal Game.

Awards and honors[edit]

Award Year
All-ECAC Hockey Second Team 2004–05
ECAC Hockey All-Tournament Team 2003 [7]
AHCA East Second-Team All-American 2004–05
ECAC Hockey All-Tournament Team 2004 [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Professional Hockey Review: 2010–11; Minor Leagues". Jewish Sports Review 8 (87): 7–8. September/October 2011, accessed September 15, 2011.  Check date values in: |date= (help);
  2. ^ a b Dov Grumet-Morris. "Harvard: Dov Grumet-Morris". Gocrimson.com. Retrieved January 14, 2013. 
  3. ^ Preds sign prospects Santorelli, Laakso and Grumet-Morris[dead link]
  4. ^ "Wolf Pack Sign Goaltender Dov Grumet-Morris to PTO". Oursportscentral.com. October 18, 2010. Retrieved January 14, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Going for Quality of Quantity". Florida Panthers. July 1, 2012. Retrieved July 1, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Wolf Pack acquire Grumet-Morris". Hartford Wolf Pack. 2013-12-13. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  7. ^ a b "All-Tournament Honors". ECAC Hockey. Retrieved 2014-05-12. 

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