Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Alex Grant
Alex Grant was born on January 20, 1989 in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. The Saint John Sea Dogs would draft him first overall in the 2005 QMJHL Entry Draft. As a product of the QMJHL, Grant was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the fourth round, 118th overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

At the conclusion of his QMJHL career, Grant would make his professional debut with the Wheeling Nailers of the ECHL during the 2009-10 season. He would play portions of the next four seasons with Nailers and the AHLís Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins before he was traded to the Anaheim Ducks for Harry Zolnierczyk.

It was with the Ducks organization where he would make his NHL debut on November 30, 2013 against the San Jose Sharks where Grant would score his first NHL goal. After being returned to the AHLís Norfolk Admirals, Grant was traded to the Ottawa Senators for Andre Petersson.

On July 2, 2015, Grant would sign a one year contract with the Arizona Coyotes as an unrestricted free agent. He would spend the majority of the following season in the American Hockey League before signing with the Boston Bruins on July 4, 2016. He would go on to spend the entire 2016-17 season with the club's affiliate in Providence where he would lead all defenceman with 49 points.

As a free agent once again in the summer of 2017, Grant signed a deal with the Minnesota Wild.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2004-05 Antigonish Bulldogs MJrHL 50 7 9 16 36 3 1 1 2 2
2005-06 Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 47 4 9 13 58 -33
2006-07 Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 68 12 20 32 108 -32
2006-07 Canada WJ18-A 6 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 70 15 33 48 96 +17 14 3 11 14 12
2008-09 Saint John Sea Dogs QMJHL 37 9 22 31 51 -7
2008-09 Shawinigan Cataractes QMJHL 23 4 15 19 11 +10 21 4 5 9 18
2009-10 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 14 3 2 5 28 +8 2 0 0 0 0
2009-10 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 40 7 20 27 36 +4
2010-11 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 4 0 0 0 0 +2
2010-11 Wheeling Nailers ECHL 14 3 2 5 6 -2 17 2 0 2 13
2011-12 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 61 10 27 37 73 +5 12 2 5 7 13
2012-13 Wilkes-Barre Penguins AHL 46 4 16 20 73 -7 13 2 2 4 27
2013-14 Anaheim Ducks NHL 2 2 0 2 2 +3
2013-14 Norfolk Admirals AHL 52 7 20 27 46 +1
2013-14 Binghamton Senators AHL 19 2 8 10 6 +1 4 0 0 0 10
2014-15 Binghamton Senators AHL 58 6 27 33 57 -17
2015-16 Arizona Coyotes NHL 5 0 0 0 7 -2
2015-16 Springfield Falcons AHL 69 11 31 42 57 -34
2016-17 Providence Bruins AHL 70 17 32 49 36 +8 17 2 6 8 12
NHL Totals 7 2 0 2 9


Missed majority of 2010-11 due to recurring wrist injury. Traded to Anaheim by Pittsburgh for Harry Zolnierczyk, June 24, 2013. Traded to Ottawa by Anaheim for Andre Petersson, March 5, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Arizona, July 2, 2015. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 5, 2016. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 1, 2017.
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