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Nicklas Grossmann | Defenseman

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 1/22/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 230
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Nicklas Grossmann (flu) was able to play on Tuesday.
Grossmann skipped Monday's practice due to the illness, but didn't actually miss any playing time. He had a shot on goal in 18:22 minutes of playing time Tuesday night. Oct 15 - 2:06 AM

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Nicklas Grossmann is dealing with a stomach virus.

Grossmann won't take part in Monday's practice as a result. He might still be available for Tuesday's game against Anaheim.
Oct 13 - 10:41 AM

The trade mill has already started as Bob McKenzie noted in his Insider Trading segment, the Flyers are looking to potentially move Nicklas Grossmann to free up space for would-be rookie defenseman Samuel Morin.

The "veteran defenseman for the Philadelphia Flyers, could also be had to try and free up cap space and a roster spot for Morin who might be ready to step in," McKenzie said. Grossmann is entering his tenth season and has just 41 career points to show for it. He also sports a career 46.7 CORSI, which along with dinging the cap at $3.5M this and next season, doesn't inspire much confidence.
Oct 2 - 9:43 PM

Nicklas Grossmann is starting his rehab after undergoing ankle surgery.

Grossmann is expected to make a full recovery within the next eight weeks. In other words, he'll be fine for the start of training camp.
May 14 - 5:58 PM

Nicklas Grossmann is done for the season after undergoing ankle surgery.

Grossmann had a torn tendon in his ankle. He should be better in late June or early July, so this might not significantly hinder his summer training plans. He had no points and averaged 16:23 minutes per contest in four playoff games.
Apr 29 - 6:48 PM

Coach Craig Berube said on Sunday that Nicklas Grossmann (lower body) will not play in Game 6 Tuesday.

Grossmann was injured in Game 4 when he left in the second stanza. He was replaced on Sunday by Hal Gill but Gill struggled as he was minus-two. Consider Grossmann day-to-day for now.
Apr 28 - 8:29 AM

Nicklas Grossmann (lower body) will not play Sunday afternoon in Game 5.

Coach Craig Berube has confirmed that Grossmann, who was hurt on Friday, won't play. The Flyers coach wouldn't say who would replace him, but it's likely to be either Hal Gill or Erik Gustafsson.
Apr 26 - 12:55 PM

The Flyers’ defense went more than half their game Friday night with five defenders after Nicklas Grossmann left in the second period with a lower-body injury.

The five did well, keeping the Rangers`offense in check and taking Game 4 of their first-round playoff series 2-1 to tie the series at 2-2. Grossman`s status is day-to-day.
Apr 26 - 10:34 AM

Nicklas Grossmann (foot) might be able to return Saturday afternoon.

He missed Thursday's game as a result of a foot injury. Grossmann has one goal and 14 points in 78 contests this season. He also has 189 hits and 174 blocked shots.
Apr 12 - 12:14 PM

In the Flyers' 4-2 triumph over Toronto Friday night, defenseman Nicklas Grossman had a night to remember.

He had five hits and blocked four shots.
Mar 29 - 10:57 AM

Nicklas Grossman did something on Tuesday night that he’s only done four times before in his eight year NHL career.

The Flyers’ defenseman scored a goal! It’s his first of the season, 12th point of the campaign and it came during a 2-1 loss to New Jersey.
Mar 11 - 10:13 PM

Nicklas Grossmann (shoulder) played on Thursday.

Grossmann sustained the injury on Feb. 9, right before the Olympic break. Perhaps thanks to the pause in the NHL schedule, Grossmann didn't end up missing a full game.
Feb 28 - 1:45 AM

Nicklas Grossmann suffered a shoulder injury in the second period and did not play in the third stanza.

With the Olympic break upon the NHL, coach Craig Berube only would say that Grossmann was 'okay'. The defenseman will now have over a couple of weeks to recover. He has 10 assists with a minus-10 rating in 58 games this season but his fantasy value is in penalty minutes (53), hits (137) and blocked shots (142). He is 38th in the NHL in hits and fourth in blocked shots.
Feb 9 - 7:48 AM

Nicklas Grossmann had a tough game on Saturday as the Flyers dropped a 6-1 decision to Boston.

Grossmann made a couple of bad plays that led to Boston goals and then took a double minor in the third period which the Bruins turned into a couple of power play goals. He was minus-two on the day but did have six minutes in penalties as well as four blocked shots and four hits. Grossmann has 10 assists in 52 games this season with a minus-11 rating and 45 penalty minutes.
Jan 26 - 8:32 AM

Nicklas Grossmann registered two assists on Tuesday.

Grossmann doesn't usually contribute offensively, but he is a sound defensive defenseman. He has 105 hits and just as many blocked shots in 42 games this season.
Jan 8 - 10:38 AM

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RW1Jakub Voracek
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D1Mark Streit
2Braydon Coburn
3Andrew MacDonald
4Nicklas Grossmann
5Michael Del Zotto
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