Alex Grant
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AlexGrant
POSITION: Defenseman
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 205
BIRTHDATE: 01/20/1989
AGE: 26
BIRTHPLACE: Antigonish, NS, CAN
DRAFTED: PIT: 2007-118 overall
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.
Smooth-skating blueliner is a capable power-play threat.

Battled through injuries over last 2 seasons, split between Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of American Hockey League and Wheeling of the ECHL.

Played 4 seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League with Saint John and Shawinigan from 2005-09.

Posted 143 points (44G-99A) in 245 career QMJHL games.

Halfway through 4th season with Saint John, was traded to Shawinigan where he finished his QMJHL career.

Junior teammate of fellow Penguins prospects Simon Despres (Saint John) and Nick Petersen (Shawinigan). Defensive partner with Despres in Saint John.

Signed through 2011-12 season.