Triston Grant

Triston Grant (born February 2, 1984) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger who played 11 games in the National Hockey League for the Philadelphia Flyers and Nashville Predators between 2006 and 2009. The rest of his career, which lasted from 2005 to 2018, was spent in the minor leagues.

Triston Grant
Triston Grant 2014.jpg
Grant in 2014
Born (1984-02-02) February 2, 1984 (age 38)
Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 221 lb (100 kg; 15 st 11 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for Philadelphia Flyers
Nashville Predators
NHL Draft 286th overall, 2004
Philadelphia Flyers
Playing career 2005–2018

Playing careerEdit

 
Grant with the Philadelphia Phantoms in 2005

Grant spent five seasons in the Western Hockey League with the Lethbridge Hurricanes and Vancouver Giants. Drafted 286th overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft by the Philadelphia Flyers, Grant has spent most of his career in the American Hockey League. However, he was called up early in the 2006–07 NHL season to the Philadelphia Flyers, and made his NHL debut on October 26, 2006. Between 2005 and 2012, Grant played for the Philadelphia Phantoms, Milwaukee Admirals, Rochester Americans, and the Oklahoma City Barons in the AHL.

Signed on July 9, 2012 by Grand Rapids Griffins for the 2012–13 AHL season, Grant won the Calder Cup with the Griffins in 2013. On July 9, 2013, Grant re-signed with the Griffins for the 2013–14 AHL season.[1]

On July 21, 2014, Grant signed a one-year deal with the Milwaukee Admirals as a free agent.[2] During the 2014–15 season, Grant posted career highs in goals (13), assists (13), and points (26). On July 6, 2015, Grant returned to the Grand Rapids Griffins for a second stint, signing a one-year contract.[3]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2000–01 Neepawa Natives MJHL 34 2 2 4 106
2000–01 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 23 2 0 2 75 5 0 0 0 11
2001–02 Lethbridge Hurricanes WHL 36 8 1 9 110
2001–02 Vancouver Giants WHL 21 2 4 6 53
2002–03 Vancouver Giants WHL 72 10 10 20 200 4 0 0 0 10
2003–04 Vancouver Giants WHL 69 10 8 18 267 11 1 1 2 33
2004–05 Vancouver Giants WHL 70 20 12 32 193 6 1 0 1 8
2005–06 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 64 2 3 5 190
2006–07 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 61 5 6 11 199
2006–07 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 8 0 1 1 10
2007–08 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 72 10 11 21 181 12 0 2 34
2008–09 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 55 3 8 11 153 11 1 1 2 12
2009–10 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 74 12 13 25 236 5 0 2 2 16
2009–10 Nashville Predators NHL 3 0 0 0 9
2010–11 Rochester Americans AHL 56 7 6 13 144
2011–12 Oklahoma City Barons AHL 53 11 4 15 163 7 0 0 0 29
2012–13 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 75 4 6 10 196 24 2 2 4 26
2013–14 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 51 6 10 16 103 4 0 0 0 4
2014–15 Milwaukee Admirals AHL 73 13 13 26 123
2015–16 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 6 0 0 0 19
2016–17 Wichita Thunder ECHL 4 0 0 0 17
2016–17 Binghamton Senators AHL 1 0 0 0 2
2016–17 Rapid City Rush ECHL 43 6 5 11 104
AHL totals 641 73 80 153 1709 63 3 7 10 121
NHL totals 11 0 1 1 19

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Championship pair returns to Griffins". Detroit Red Wings. July 9, 2013. Retrieved July 9, 2013.
  2. ^ "Admirals sign Grant, Madore to AHL deals". Milwaukee Admirals. July 21, 2014. Retrieved July 21, 2014.
  3. ^ "Hoggan and Paetsch re-sign, Grant returns". Grand Rapids Griffins. July 6, 2015. Retrieved July 6, 2015.

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