Kevin Grimes (ice hockey)
August 19, 1979 |
Ottawa, ON, CAN
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)|
|Played for||Grand Rapids Griffins|
|NHL Draft||26th overall, 1997
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 first 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.
|1999–00||Pee Dee Pride||ECHL||41||1||2||3||87||—||—||—||—||—|
|1999–00||Grand Rapids Griffins||IHL||4||0||0||0||13||—||—||—||—||—|
|2000–01||Grand Rapids Griffins||IHL||5||0||0||0||4||—||—||—||—||—|
|Awards and achievements|
|Colorado Avalanche first round draft pick