Tommy Grant (ice hockey)

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Tommy Grant
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Born (1986-08-29) August 29, 1986 (age 34)
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 194 lb (88 kg; 13 st 12 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
CIHL team
Former teams
Quesnel Kangaroos
Connecticut Whale
Worcester Sharks
Aalborg Pirates
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 20112015

Tommy Grant (born August 29, 1986) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player. He last played professionally for the Aalborg Pirates in the Metal Ligaen.

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Playing career

On March 29, 2011, the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League signed Grant as an undrafted free agent to a two-year entry-level contract.

On January 16, 2013, the Rangers traded Grant to the San Jose Sharks, along with a conditional pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, in exchange for Brandon Mashinter. [1] Grant played with the Sharks affiliates, the Worcester Sharks and the San Francisco Bulls before he was not tendered a qualifying offer at season's end, releasing him to free agency. [2]

During the 2013–14 season, Grant served as an Alternate captain for the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL, contributing with 23 goals and 50 points in 64 games. [3]

On June 11, 2014, Grant pursued a European career, agreeing to a one-year contract with Aalborg Pirates of the Danish Metal Ligaen. [4]

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References

  1. "NY Rangers trade Tommy Grant". New York Daily News. January 16, 2013. Retrieved January 16, 2013.
  2. "Sharks issue Qualifying offers". San Jose Sharks. July 2, 2013. Retrieved July 2, 2013.
  3. "Idaho Steelheads - Roster" . Retrieved March 11, 2014.
  4. "Canadian Grant joins Pirates" (in Danish). Aalborg Pirates. June 11, 2014. Retrieved June 11, 2014.