Grant Jennings

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Grant Jennings
Born (1965-05-05) May 5, 1965 (age 50)
Hudson Bay, SK, CAN
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Washington Capitals
Hartford Whalers
Pittsburgh Penguins
Toronto Maple Leafs
Buffalo Sabres
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1985–1998

Grant Curtis Jennings (born May 5, 1965 in Hudson Bay, Saskatchewan, and raised in Melfort, Saskatchewan) is a former National Hockey League defenceman.

Career[edit]

Jennings played Junior B hockey with the Kinistino Tigers and then moved onto play Junior A hockey in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League for the Humboldt Broncos and in the Western Hockey League for the Saskatoon Blades. He was never selected in the NHL Entry Draft; he was signed as a free agent by the Washington Capitals on June 25, 1985. In his NHL career, he played for the Capitals, the Hartford Whalers, the Pittsburgh Penguins (with whom he won the Stanley Cup in 1991 and 1992), the Toronto Maple Leafs, and the Buffalo Sabres.

Jennings appeared in 389 NHL games, scoring 14 goals and adding 43 assists. He also appeared in 54 Stanley Cup playoff games, scoring two goals and recording one assist. He is currently an aircraft mechanic in Alaska.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1983–84 Saskatoon Blades WHL 64 5 13 18 102
1984–85 Saskatoon Blades WHL 47 10 24 34 134 2 1 0 1 12
1985–86 Binghamton Whalers AHL 51 0 4 4 109
1986–87 Fort Wayne Komets IHL 3 0 0 0 0
1986–87 Binghamton Whalers AHL 47 1 5 6 125 13 0 2 2 17
1987–88 Binghamton Whalers AHL 56 2 12 14 195 3 1 0 1 15
1987–88 Washington Capitals NHL 1 0 0 0 0
1988–89 Hartford Whalers NHL 55 3 10 13 159 4 1 0 1 17
1988–89 Binghamton Whalers AHL 2 0 0 0 2
1989–90 Hartford Whalers NHL 64 3 6 9 171 7 0 0 0 17
1990–91 Hartford Whalers NHL 44 1 4 5 82
1990–91 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 13 1 3 4 26 13 1 1 2 16
1991–92 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 53 4 5 9 104 10 0 0 0 12
1992–93 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 58 0 5 5 65 12 0 0 0 8
1993–94 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 61 2 4 6 126 3 0 0 0 2
1994–95 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 10 0 2 2 7 4 0 0 0 0
1994–95 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 25 0 4 4 36
1995–96 Buffalo Sabres NHL 6 0 0 0 28
1995–96 Rochester Americans AHL 9 0 1 1 28
1995–96 Atlanta Knights IHL 3 0 0 0 19 3 0 0 0 20
1996–97 Quebec Rafales IHL 42 2 10 12 79
1997–98 San Antonio Dragons IHL 44 1 4 5 116
NHL Totals 389 14 43 57 804 54 2 1 3 72

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