Kevin Grimes (ice hockey)

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Kevin Grimes
Born (1979-08-19) August 19, 1979 (age 35)
Ottawa, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Grand Rapids Griffins
NHL Draft 26th overall, 1997
Colorado Avalanche
Playing career 1999–2004

Kevin Grimes (born August 19, 1979 in Ottawa, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player.

Playing career[edit]

Kevin Grimes played his junior hockey with the Kingston Frontenacs of the OHL from 1996–1999, appearing in 175 games, recording 67 points (8G-59A). In 18 post-season games, Grimes had 6 points (2G-4A). He was drafted by the Colorado Avalanche in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft in the 1st round, 26th overall. Despite being a first round selection, he would never play a game in the NHL.

Grimes played the 1999–2000 season with the Pee Dee Pride of the ECHL, recording 3 points (1G-2A) in 41 games, and he played 4 games with the Grand Rapids Griffins of the IHL, getting no points. In 2000–01, Grimes played 5 games with the Griffins, getting no points, and spent 52 games with the Mobile Mysticks of the ECHL, scoring 2 points (0G-2A). He played 8 playoff games with Mobile, earning an assist. Grimes returned to Mobile for the 2001–02 season, earning 9 points (2G-7A) in 64 games.

Grimes then moved over to the Jackson Bandits of the ECHL in 2002–03, playing in 20 games, and getting 6 points (1G-5A) before being traded to the Greensboro Generals, where he got 8 points (1G-7A) in 54 games, for a total of 14 points (2G-12A) in 74 games. He then played in 8 playoff games for Greensboro, scoring 2 goals. Grimes returned to Greensboro in 2003–04, getting 6 points (2G-4A) in 55 games. He has since retired from the game.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1996–97 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 57 2 12 14 188 1 0 0 0 0
1997–98 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 62 1 27 28 179 12 0 1 1 16
1998–99 Kingston Frontenacs OHL 56 5 20 25 184 5 2 3 5 12
1999–00 Pee Dee Pride ECHL 41 1 2 3 87
1999–00 Grand Rapids Griffins IHL 4 0 0 0 13
2000–01 Mobile Mysticks ECHL 52 0 2 2 255 8 0 1 1 32
2000–01 Grand Rapids Griffins IHL 5 0 0 0 4
2001–02 Mobile Mysticks ECHL 64 2 7 9 134
2002–03 Jackson Bandits ECHL 20 1 5 6 64
2002–03 Greensboro Generals ECHL 54 1 7 8 141 8 2 0 2 27
2003–04 Greensboro Generals ECHL 55 2 4 6 166
OHL totals 175 8 59 67 451 18 2 4 6 28
ECHL totals 286 7 27 34 847 16 2 1 3 59
IHL totals 9 0 0 0 17

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Preceded by
Peter Ratchuk
Colorado Avalanche first round draft pick
1997
Succeeded by
Alex Tanguay