Alex Grant
Alex Grant
Defenseman
NUMBER: 51
HEIGHT: 6' 4"
WEIGHT: 205
SHOOTS: Right
BIRTHDATE: 01/20/1989
AGE: 25
BIRTHPLACE: Antigonish, NS, CAN
DRAFTED: PIT: 2007-118 overall
Appeared in 46 games for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL) in 2012-13, earning 4-16=20 points with 73 PIM…paced team defensemen in points-per-game (.43), while scoring 12 of his 20 points on the power play (2-10=12)…tallied a season-high four-game point streak (1-4=5), Apr. 2-7…established season bests in points and assists (0-3=3) in a 4-2 win, Jan. 15 @ Norfolk…helped lead Wilkes-Barre/Scranton to the Eastern Conference Final in the 2013 Calder Cup Playoffs, collecting 2-2=4 points with 27 PIM in 13 games…set career highs in goals (10), assists (27), points (37) and appearances (61) with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in 2011-12…ranked third among AHL rookies and tied for fourth among league defensemen in power-play points (7-20=27)…also led team blueliners in goals, assists, points, PPG (7) and shots (126)…was limited to 18 games in 2010-11 due to injury, including four with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton…made his AHL debut with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in 2009-10, collecting 3-2=5 points with a +8 rating and 28 PIM in 14 games…also appeared in 40 games for Wheeling (ECHL), recording 7-20=27 points with a +4 rating and 36 PIM in 40 games…played four seasons in the QMJHL with Saint John and Shawinigan from 2005-09, scoring 44-99=143 points in 245 career games…help guide Shawinigan to Game 7 of the 2009 QMJHL President Cup, earning 4-5=9 points in 21 playoff games.