Derek Grant (ice hockey, born 1990)
Grant in 2013
April 20, 1990 |
Abbotsford, BC, CAN
|Height||6 ft 3 in (191 cm)|
|Weight||190 lb (86 kg; 13 st 8 lb)|
|NHL Draft||119th overall, 2008
|Representing Canada West|
|World Junior A Challenge|
Derek Grant (born April 20, 1990) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. Grant is currently a member of the Buffalo Sabres organization of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Ottawa Senators in the 4th round (119th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.
Grant played junior hockey with the Langley Chiefs of the British Columbia Hockey League in the 2007–08 season. He scored 24 goals and 63 point in his rookie season and was drafted in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft by the Ottawa Senators. Grant returned to Langley for one more season before going to Michigan State University. Following his sophomore season at Michigan State, Grant chose to leave MSU and signed a three-year entry-level contract with Ottawa March 10, 2011. Grant made his professional debut immediately with Ottawa's AHL affiliate, the Binghamton Senators and was a member of the Binghamton Calder Cup-winning championship team. Grant spent the next full season with Binghamton and returned to Binghamton for the 2012–13 season. On February 16, 2013, Grant made his NHL debut in a game against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
On July 2, 2016, Grant signed a one-year two-way contract as a free agent with the Buffalo Sabres.
|2009–10||Michigan State University||CCHA||38||12||18||30||10||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||Michigan State University||CCHA||38||8||25||33||44||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards and honours
|AHL Calder Cup Champion||2011|||
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- "Baby Sens, Kinrade suffer overtime heartache". The Nelson Daily. 2011-04-17. Retrieved 2016-07-02.
- "Flames sign forward Derek Grant". Calgary Flames. 2015-07-01. Retrieved 2015-07-01.
- Calvin (2016-07-02). "Buffalo Sabres sign depth forward Derek Grant on two-way contract". Die By The Blade. Retrieved 2016-07-02.
- "AHL Calder Cup Champions". eliteprospects.com. 2012-04-15. Retrieved 2012-04-15.
- Derek Grant's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Derek Grant's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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