Doug Grant (ice hockey)

Douglas Munro Grant (born July 27, 1948) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey goaltender who played 77 games in the National Hockey League for the Detroit Red Wings and St. Louis Blues between 1973 and 1980. The rest of his career, which lasted from 1966 to 1982, was spent in various minor leagues.

Doug Grant
Born (1948-07-27) July 27, 1948 (age 74)
Corner Brook, Newfoundland, British Empire
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Goaltender
Caught Left
Played for Detroit Red Wings
St. Louis Blues
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1966–1982

CareerEdit

Grant played in the inaugural 1960 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament with Corner brook.[1] He played in the Newfoundland Senior Hockey League for the Corner Brook Royals for five seasons as starting goaltender. In 1973-74, his first season in Detroit, he played 37 games, with 15 wins, 16 losses and two ties, with a goals against average of 4.16, and recorded one shutout. After that, Grant bounced between the NHL and the minor leagues, never playing more than 17 games another NHL season, and retired from hockey in 1982.

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP W L T MIN GA SO GAA SV% GP W L MIN GA SO GAA SV%
1964–65 Corner Brook Pats NFLD Jr
1966–67 Corner Brook Royals NFLD Sr 23 12 8 2 1360 113 1 4.99 3 1 2 190 16 0 5.05
1967–68 Corner Brook Royals NFLD Sr 40 19 16 5 2400 174 0 4.35 12 8 4 730 51 1 4.19
1967–68 Corner Brook Royals Al-Cup 8 3 5 464 40 1 5.17
1968–69 Corner Brook Royals NFLD Sr 39 17 18 4 2340 169 3 4.33
1968–69 Corner Brook Royals Al-Cup 4 1 2 120 20 0 6.00
1969–70 Corner Brook Royals NFLD Sr 40 18 17 5 2400 177 2 4.43 7 3 4 429 26 0 3.64
1970–71 Corner Brook Royals NFLD Sr 35 16 13 6 2100 150 2 4.29 11 3 8 659 55 0 5.01
1971–72 Memorial University AUAA 14 850 29 2 2.05
1971–72 Fort Worth Texans CHL 3 2 1 0 180 9 0 3.00
1971–72 Grand Falls Cataracts Al-Cup 1 0 1 60 6 0 6.00
1972–73 Virginia Wings AHL 51 3037 129 6 2.54 12 6 6 717 42 1 3.51
1973–74 Detroit Red Wings NHL 37 15 16 2 2017 140 1 4.16 .870
1973–74 Virginia Wings AHL 6 1 2 3 359 20 1 3.34
1974–75 Detroit Red Wings NHL 7 1 5 0 380 34 0 5.37 .829 3 2 1 180 16 0 5.33
1974–75 Virginia Wings AHL 35 14 11 8 1978 106 1 3.21
1975–76 Detroit Red Wings NHL 2 1 1 0 120 8 0 4.02 .822
1975–76 New Haven Nighthawks AHL 23 8 13 2 1392 95 0 4.10
1976–77 St. Louis Blues NHL 17 7 7 3 960 50 1 3.13 .877
1976–77 Kansas City Blues CHL 20 10 6 4 1199 57 3 2.85
1977–78 St. Louis Blues NHL 8 3 3 2 499 24 0 2.89 .896
1977–78 Salt Lake Golden Eagles CHL 35 17 13 3 2068 107 1 3.10
1978–79 St. Louis Blues NHL 4 0 2 1 190 23 0 7.28 .811
1978–79 Salt Lake Golden Eagles CHL 31 15 12 3 1871 91 3 2.92 4 1 2 198 15 0 4.54
1979–80 St. Louis Blues NHL 1 0 0 0 31 1 0 1.95 .923
1979–80 Salt Lake Golden Eagles CHL 38 24 12 2 2283 130 1 3.42 9 7 2 483 27 0 3.35
1980–81 Salt Lake Golden Eagles CHL 5 3 1 0 260 14 1 3.23
1981–82 Salt Lake Golden Eagles CHL 7 2 3 0 354 34 0 5.76
NHL totals 77 27 34 8 4195 280 2 4.01 .866

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Pee-Wee players who have reached NHL or WHA" (PDF). Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournament. 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-01.

External linksEdit

Preceded by Winner of the Terry Sawchuk Trophy
with Ed Staniowski

1977–78
Succeeded by
Doug Grant
and Terry Richardson
Preceded by
Doug Grant
and Ed Staniowski
Winner of the Terry Sawchuk Trophy
with Terry Richardson

1978–79
Succeeded by