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Derek Grant | Center | #38

Team: Anaheim Ducks
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/20/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 215
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 4 (119) / OTT
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Center Derek Grant played in his second straight game on Saturday.
Normally Grant would be the extra forward but with Ryan Getzlaf hurt, Grant is seeing action as the fourth line center with everyone else on the depth charts moving up a spot. "Especially early in the season, there’s things that take place," coach Randy Carlyle said. "And there’s injuries and training camp bumps and bruises that you’re always having to make adjustments to your lineup. A player like Derek Grant gets an opportunity now. So when one door closes through injury on another player, there’s one player that gets an opportunity. And we’re looking for people to fill holes and seize opportunities." Grant has no fantasy value but it's nice to see the 27-year-old with another chance at playing in the NHL. Oct 8 - 5:12 AM

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It seems Derek Grant will enter the season with the Anaheim Ducks.

Grant is expected just to serve as Anaheim's extra forward though, so he won't have fantasy value. He has no goals and seven assists in 86 career NHL games.
Oct 3 - 4:07 AM

The Anaheim Ducks have signed center Derek Grant to a one-year contract for $650,000.

The 27-year-old spent most of last season with the Sabres where he had three assists in 40 games and he also chipped in with an assist in six games with the Predators. He was productive in the AHL with 11 goals and 19 points in 23 games with Rochester of the AHL.
Jul 1 - 2:17 PM

Derek Grant has been activated from injured reserve and sent to AHL Rochester.

Grant had been suffering from a shoulder injury. Through 86 career games Grant has seven points, and no goals with 91 hits. So unfortunately he has no fantasy value.
Feb 24 - 1:59 PM

The Sabres placed Derek Grant on injured reserve retroactively to Feb. 17th with a shoulder injury.

He's considered day-to-day, but shoulder injuries can be tough to come back from. He has seven points in 86 career NHL games.
Feb 18 - 4:09 PM

Derek Grant's shoulder is improving nicely, but he won't play in either game for Buffalo this weekend.

Grant left Thursday's match with Colorado after playing just over two minutes. It appears that he just needs some time off to recover. He's considered day-to-day for now.
Feb 17 - 3:36 PM

Derek Grant was recalled from AHL Rochester on Thursday.

Grant will don the Sabres' crest once again after starting the season with the club, then being snatched off waivers by the Predators. Who in turn lost Grant to the Sabres on waiver only a few days ago. Through 41 games this season Grant has posted four points with 24 PIMs and hits plus 25 blocks.
Feb 9 - 1:03 PM

Derek Grant has been assigned to Rochester of the AHL.

It was thought that Grant would get another crack at being Buffalo's fourth-line center, but it seems like Nicolas Deslauriers, who has played there for the past two games, will remain in that spot for now.
Feb 6 - 2:35 PM

Buffalo has reclaimed Derek Grant off waivers from Nashville.

The Sabres were seeking a fourth-line center and now Grant will get back the role he had before he was snatched off waivers by the Predators on Jan. 11. He has four assists in 41 games this season.
Feb 6 - 12:09 PM

Derek Grant was placed on waivers by Nashville on Sunday.

Grant saw just six games with Nashville after getting picked up off of waivers from Buffalo. In those six games he posted one assist with a fight. In 41 games overall this season he has four assists with 24 PIMs, 24 hits, and 25 blocks.
Feb 5 - 12:36 PM

Derek Grant thought he had his first NHL goal Tuesday against Vancouver, but it was eventually disallowed.

The officials met up and determined that the referee was "in the process of blowing his whistle to stop play when [Ryan] Miller covered the puck with his blocker before the puck crossed the goal line." The call was costly for Nashville in a 1-0 loss to the Canucks.
Jan 18 - 12:04 PM

Derek Grant will make his Predators debut on Thursday against Boston.

Grant had a trio of helpers in 35 games with the Sabres this season. He'll be tagging in for Mike Ribeiro.
Jan 12 - 7:38 PM

Derek Grant has been claimed by Nashville from Buffalo.

Grant was put on waivers Tuesday by the Sabres. He has three assists in 35 games this season.
Jan 11 - 1:02 PM

Derek Grant will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Flyers.

Grant was placed on waivers earlier today, so it's hardly surprising that he won't play tonight. He has three assists and a minus-3 rating in 35 games this season. There's a good chance he'll go through waivers unclaimed. Robin Lehner (flu) and Josh Gorges (hip) will also miss the game.
Source: NHL.com
Jan 10 - 6:59 PM

Derek Grant has been placed on waivers by Buffalo.

He has three assists in 35 games this season. If he clears then he could be heading for the minors.
Jan 10 - 1:16 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Ryan Getzlaf
2Ryan Kesler
3Antoine Vermette
4Chris Wagner
5Derek Grant
LW1Rickard Rakell
2Nick Ritchie
3Andrew Cogliano
4Dennis Rasmussen
5Logan Shaw
6Nicolas Kerdiles
RW1Corey Perry
2Jakob Silfverberg
3Patrick Eaves
4Ondrej Kase
5Jared Boll
D1Cam Fowler
2Francois Beauchemin
3Josh Manson
4Brandon Montour
5Kevin Bieksa
6Korbinian Holzer
7Sami Vatanen
8Hampus Lindholm
9Jaycob Megna
G1John Gibson
2Ryan Miller
3Reto Berra