Ducks Acquire Petersson from Ottawa in Exchange for Grant

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Ducks Acquire Petersson from Ottawa in Exchange for Grant
The Ducks have acquired right wing Andre Petersson from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for defenseman Alex Grant.
The Ducks have acquired right wing Andre Petersson from the Ottawa Senators in exchange for defenseman Alex Grant.

Petersson, 23 (9/11/90), collected 17-23=40 points with a +12 rating and 28 penalty minutes (PIM) in 47 games with Binghamton of the American Hockey League (AHL) this season. A native of Olofstrom, Sweden, Petersson ranked tied for third among team leaders in scoring and goals.

Selected by Ottawa in the fourth round (109th overall) of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, Petersson made his NHL debut with Ottawa in 2011-12. He debuted with the Senators on Jan. 21, 2012 at Anaheim, going scoreless in a 2-1 loss. Petersson has appeared in 124 career AHL games with Binghamton, earning 42-47=89 points with 64 PIM. He twice represented Sweden at the IIHF World Junior Championship, winning silver in 2009 and bronze in 2010.

Grant, 25 (1/20/89), scored 2-0=2 points with a +3 rating in two games with the Ducks this season. He began the season with Norfolk, collecting 7-20=27 points with a +1 rating and 46 PIM in 52 games. The 6-4, 205-pound blueliner ranked third on the Admirals in assists and led team defensemen in scoring, goals and assists.

Acquired from Pittsburgh in exchange for left wing Harry Zolnierczyk on June 24, 2013, Grant has scored 24-65=89 points with a +9 rating and 220 PIM in 177 career AHL games with Norfolk and Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. In 2011-12, Grant ranked third among AHL rookies and tied for fourth among league defensemen in power-play points (7-20=27), while setting career highs in goals (10), assists (27), points (37) and appearances (61).

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WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - ANA 78 49 22 7 227 216 105
2 x - NSH 77 47 22 8 220 188 102
3 STL 75 46 22 7 228 186 99
4 CHI 75 45 24 6 213 175 96
5 MIN 76 44 25 7 219 186 95
6 VAN 75 43 27 5 215 203 91
7 WPG 76 39 25 12 215 201 90
8 CGY 76 41 28 7 224 201 89
9 LAK 75 37 24 14 200 188 88
10 DAL 76 37 29 10 236 243 84
11 SJS 76 37 30 9 212 215 83
12 COL 75 35 28 12 205 209 82
13 EDM 75 22 40 13 181 254 57
14 ARI 76 23 45 8 160 252 54

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Getzlaf 75 24 44 13 68
C. Perry 63 32 20 15 52
R. Kesler 78 20 27 -2 47
S. Vatanen 63 12 25 6 37
J. Silfverberg 77 12 23 12 35
P. Maroon 69 9 25 -4 34
J. Wisniewski 66 8 26 -14 34
C. Fowler 76 7 27 5 34
H. Lindholm 74 7 26 23 33
M. Beleskey 63 22 10 15 32
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
F. Andersen 33 11 5 .914 2.40
J. Gibson 13 7 0 .916 2.58

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