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Alex Grant | Defenseman | #62

Team: Boston Bruins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 1/20/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 205
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 4 (118) / PIT

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Alex Grant, Chris Casto and Tommy Cross were placed on waivers by the Bruins on Sunday.
They are expected to head to the minors if they clear on Monday afternoon. Grant had 42 points in 69 games with Arizona's AHL affiliate last year and he appeared in five NHL matches with the Coyotes. However, he wasn't able to claim a roster spot on Boston. Mon, Oct 3, 2016 09:04:00 AM

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The Boston Bruins have inked Alex Grant to a one-year, two-way contract.

Grant can earn $600,000 at the NHL level or $225,000 in the minors. He had 11 goals and 42 points in 69 AHL contests in 2015-16.
Tue, Jul 5, 2016 11:21:00 AM

The Arizona Coyotes have assigned Alex Grant back to the AHL's Springfield Falcons.

The Coyotes' season has come to an end and since they didn't make the playoffs, Grant will get some additional work with the Falcons. Like the Coyotes, the Falcons won't be making the playoffs, but they have three games remaining on their schedule. Grant finished the season with no points, a minus-2 rating and seven penalty minutes in five NHL games.
Mon, Apr 11, 2016 07:52:00 PM

Alex Grant is a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Calgary Flames.

Grant was recalled from the minors on Sunday, but he won't see any action on Monday night. He has 11 goals and 40 points in 66 AHL games in 2015-16. Kyle Chipchura will also be a healthy scratch against the Flames.
Mon, Mar 28, 2016 10:03:00 PM

Alex Grant is practicing with the Coyotes on Monday.

He was summoned from the minors on Sunday, according to the AHL's transaction page. Grant has collected 11 goals and 40 points in 66 games with Springfield this season, but he also has a minus-30 rating. He hasn't played in the NHL since 2013-14 when he scored two goals in two games with Anaheim.
Mon, Mar 28, 2016 01:39:00 PM

The Arizona Coyotes have signed Alex Grant to a one-year two-way contract.

Grant was originally drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins, but he spent last season with Ottawa's farm team in Binghamton. The 26-year-old had six goals, 33 points and 57 penalty minutes in 58 games in the AHL in 2014-15. He will serve as organizational depth on the blue line.
Thu, Jul 2, 2015 07:37:00 PM

The Anaheim Ducks have traded Alex Grant to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for Andre Petersson.

Grant has seven goals and 27 points in 52 AHL games. The 25-year-old defenseman was originally taken in the fourth round of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft by the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Wed, Mar 5, 2014 06:09:00 PM

Alex Grant has been returned to the minors.

He has two goals in two games with the Ducks this year to go with a plus-3 rating and 12:10 of average ice time.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 02:19:00 PM

Alex Grant has now scored in each of his first two NHL games.

Grant had to wait roughly a week-and-a-half between NHL contests. To make his feat more impressive, his second goal also came on his second career NHL shot. He also has six goals and 12 points in 19 AHL games this season.
Thu, Dec 12, 2013 08:50:00 AM

Defenseman Alex Grant scored his first goal in his NHL debut Saturday.

The 24-year-old was originally drafted in the fourth round of the 2007 Draft by Pittsburgh and was dealt in the off-season to Anaheim. The offensive defenseman had six goals and 12 points in 19 AHL games this season. "It's an unbelievable feeling," Grant said. "It's just totally different being here compared to the minors. Just everything to do with it. It's why people work so hard to get here. Because it's such an honor to be here. You can't take any day for granted. Because there's always other guys trying to get up here too." Congratulations to Grant on his debut and goal.
Sun, Dec 1, 2013 05:49:00 AM

Alex Grant has been called up by the Anaheim Ducks.

Grant of course isn't playing in the Ducks' game against Calgary on Friday, which is in progress at the time of writing. He has six goals and 12 points in 19 AHL games this season.
Fri, Nov 29, 2013 04:58:00 PM

Alex Grant signed a one-year deal with the Ducks.

The deal is worth $550,000 at the NHL level. Grant has yet to play in the NHL, as the 24-year-old defenseman had 20 points and 73 penalty minutes in the AHL last season.
Wed, Jul 10, 2013 02:46:00 PM

Alex Grant has been shipped from Pittsburgh to Anaheim for forward Harry Zolnierczyk.

Grant is yet to play in an NHL game in his career and he has spent the past four seasons playing with minor-league teams in the AHL and ECHL. He had 20 points and 73 penalty minutes in 46 games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton this past year.
Mon, Jun 24, 2013 02:51:00 PM

Pittsburgh has re-signed Alex Grant to a one-year, two-way deal.

He notched 10 goals, 27 assists and 73 penalty minutes in 61 games with AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton last season. Grant rebounded well from a broken wrist and whiplash that he suffered two years ago during a prospects-tournament match.
Thu, Aug 30, 2012 06:09:00 PM

Alex Grant has been released from the hospital after sustaining a broken wrist and whiplash during Saturday's prospects game.

Ottawa's David Dziurzynski smashed Grant into the boards in the first period of the Penguins' 5-3 win. Dziurzynski was handed a game misconduct as punishment.
Mon, Sep 13, 2010 06:47:00 AM

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