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Alex Grant
Alex Grant
Defenseman
Number: 52
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 205
Shoots: Right
Born: Jan 20, 1989  (Age 25)
Birthplace: Antigonish, NS, Canada
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Drafted: PIT / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 4th (118th overall)
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.

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