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Eric Gryba | Defenseman | #62

Team: Edmonton Oilers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/14/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 228
Drafted: 2006 / Rd. 3 (68) / OTT
Contract: view contract details

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Eric Gryba is once again expected to lead Edmonton's blue line scratches on Saturday for Game 6.
Griffin Reinhart, Jordan Oesterle and Mark Fayne, along with the rest of the Black Aces are expected to join him in the press box. Gryba logged 15:59 of ice time in Game 1 and hasn't played in the postseason since then. Apr 22 - 9:09 PM

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Eric Gryba and Griffin Reinhart are both expected to be scratched for Game 5 against the Sharks on Thursday.

Gryba has played in one game this postseason and it came back in Game 1. He did not register a point, but did take a minor penalty in 15:59 of ice time. Reinhart hasn't suited up for the Oilers since Apr. 9.
Apr 20 - 6:52 PM

Eric Gryba is projected to be a scratch for Game 3 against the Sharks on Sunday.

Should he not play, it'll be his second straight game in the press box after competing in Game 1. He skated just under 16 minutes and picked up one minor in the match.
Apr 16 - 9:21 PM

Eric Gryba returns to action on Sunday against Vancouver.

Through 39 games this season he has six points with 60 PIMs and 143 hits.
Apr 9 - 8:39 PM

Eric Gryba will tag in for Matthew Benning on Saturday against Anaheim.

Through 38 games this season the physical rearguard has posted six points along with 45 blocks, 60 PIMs and 141 hits.
Apr 1 - 3:00 PM

Eric Gryba will be scratched against the Sharks on Thursday.

Over 38 games this season the rugged defender has posted six points along with 45 blocks, 60 PIMs and 141 hits.
Mar 30 - 8:22 PM

Eric Gryba scored the game winning goal at the 7:03 mark of the second and helped the Oilers to a 2-1 victory over the Kings Tuesday night.

That was only Gryba’s second goal of the season, but it was one of the most important ones for the team this year. His game winning goal clinched a playoff berth for the Oilers. Gryba was an improbable hero. He only other goal this season came December 29 and he has not even had an assist in his last seven games.
Mar 28 - 11:54 PM

Eric Gryba will fill in for the injured Matthew Benning on Tuesday against the Kings.

Gryba has posted five points along with 44 blocks, 55 PIMs and 136 hits in 37 games thus far.
Mar 28 - 7:59 PM

Eric Gryba headlines four players scratched on Thursday versus the Avalanche.

Gryba is expected to be joined by Matt Hendricks, Jujhar Khaira, and Anton Slepyshev once again. The rugged defender has posted the most fantasy value thus far, picking up five points along with 44 blocks, 55 PIMs and 136 hits in 37 games.
Mar 23 - 8:42 PM

Eric Gryba will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Dallas Stars.

He's been scratched in two of the last three games. Gryba will be joined by Iiro Pakarinen, Drake Caggiula and Juhjar Khaira. None of these three players should pop up on your fantasy radar.
Mar 14 - 9:03 PM

Eric Gryba will be scratched against the Penguins on Friday.

The rugged defender has posted five points along with 41 blocks and 128 hits over 34 games this season.
Mar 10 - 6:50 PM

Eric Gryba will suit up on Wednesday night against Florida.

He may skate alongside Brandon Davidson with Adam Larsson out with an undisclosed injury. Gryba has four points and 47 penalty minutes in 29 appearances this campaign.
Feb 22 - 6:41 PM

Eric Gryba and Matt Hendricks will be scratched against Chicago on Saturday.

Through 26 games thus far Gryba has posted 38 PIMs and 94 hits. While Hendricks has picked up 25 PIMs and 41 hits in 26 games as well.
Feb 11 - 8:28 PM

Eric Gryba is slated to tag in for the injured Kris Russell (undisclosed) for Sunday's match with Montreal.

If you're in need of a physical defender today, Gryba is a great option. Through 38 games he has 25 blocks, 38 PIMs and 91 hits.
Feb 5 - 12:23 PM

Eric Gryba and Anton Lander will be scratched from Thursday's match with Carolina.

Thus has been the story much of the season for these two. Gryba has picked up 25 blocks, 38 PIMs and 91 hits through 38 games. Lander meanwhile has four points and 24 hits in 20 games.
Feb 3 - 6:43 PM

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C1Connor McDavid
2Ryan Nugent-Hopkins
3Drake Caggiula
4David Desharnais
5Anton Lander
6Mark Letestu
LW1Milan Lucic
2Patrick Maroon
3Benoit Pouliot
4Matt Hendricks
5Anton Slepyshev
6Jujhar Khaira
RW1Leon Draisaitl
2Jordan Eberle
3Zack Kassian
4Tyler Pitlick
5Iiro Pakarinen
D1Andrej Sekera
2Oscar Klefbom
3Adam Larsson
4Kris Russell
5Darnell Nurse
6Griffin Reinhart
7Matthew Benning
8Eric Gryba
9Joey LaLeggia
10Jordan Oesterle
G1Cam Talbot
2Laurent Brossoit
3Nick Ellis