Tommy Grant (ice hockey)

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Tommy Grant
Born (1986-08-29) August 29, 1986 (age 31)
North Vancouver, BC, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shoots Left
DEN team
Former teams
Aalborg Pirates
Connecticut Whale
Worcester Sharks
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2011–present

Tommy Grant (born August 29, 1986) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently playing for the Aalborg Pirates in the Metal Ligaen.

Playing career[edit]

On March 29, 2011, the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League signed Grant as a free agent to a two-year entry-level contract.

On January 16, 2013, the Rangers traded Grant to the San Jose Sharks, along with a conditional pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, in exchange for Brandon Mashinter.[1] Grant played with the Sharks affiliates, the Worcester Sharks and the San Francisco Bulls before he was not tendered a qualifying offer at season's end, releasing him to free agency.[2]

During the 2013–14 season, Grant served as an Alternate captain for the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL, contributing with 23 goals and 50 points in 64 games.[3]

On June 11, 2014, Grant pursued a European career, agreeing to a one-year contract with Aalborg Pirates of the Danish Metal Ligaen.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NY Rangers trade Tommy Grant". New York Daily News. 2013-01-16. Retrieved 2013-01-16. 
  2. ^ "Sharks issue Qualifying offers". San Jose Sharks. 2013-07-02. Retrieved 2013-07-02. 
  3. ^ "Idaho Steelheads - Roster". Retrieved 2014-03-11. 
  4. ^ "Canadian Grant joins Pirates" (in Danish). Aalborg Pirates. 2014-06-11. Retrieved 2014-06-11. 

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