|Assets:||Has great size for the center position. Is solid in his own end of the ice, and he also offers plenty of grit and determination. Is also good on face-offs.|
|Flaws:||Doesn't have a high level of skill, so he should be reduced to bottom-six forward duties at the National Hockey League level. Lacks consistency in the NHL.|
|Career Potential:||Versatile, physical depth forward.|
|4/09/2016||Missed the last regular season game (groin).|
|3/28/2016||Recalled from the Stockton Heat (AHL).|
|11/16/2015||Assigned to the Stockton Heat (AHL).|
|10/24/2015||Recalled from the Stockton Heat (AHL).|
|9/27/2015||Placed on waivers by the Calgary Flames for the purpose of being assigned to the Stockton Heat (AHL).|
|7/01/2015||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Calgary Flames to a one-year contract.|
|4/26/2015||Recalled from the Binghamton Senators (AHL).|
|9/29/2014||Assigned to the Binghamton Senators (AHL).|
|7/10/2014||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Ottawa Senators to a one-year contract.|
|7/05/2014||Filed for salary arbitration.|
|6/30/2014||Ottawa Senators tendered a qualifying offer.|
|12/02/2013||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|10/18/2013||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|9/30/2013||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|5/05/2013||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|3/04/2013||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|2/15/2013||Recalled from Binghamton (AHL).|
|9/28/2011||Assigned to Binghamton (AHL).|
|3/10/2011||Signed by the Ottawa Senators to a three-year entry-level contract.|
|7/01/2015||Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Calgary Flames.|
|6/21/2008||Drafted by the Ottawa Senators in the 4th round (119th overall) in 2008.|
| 04/08/2016 3:09 PM
NewsGrant will be forced to sit out Saturday's matchup with Minnesota due to a groin injury, Derek Wills of Sportsnet 960 reports.
| 03/28/2016 2:26 PM
NewsGrant was summoned by the Flames on Monday, Derek Willis of Sportsnet 960 The FAN reports.
| 11/16/2015 2:53 PM
NewsGrant was reassigned to AHL Stockton on Monday.
| 10/24/2015 4:38 PM
NewsGrant was called up from AHL Stockton on Saturday, Wes Gilbertson of the Calgary Sun reports.
| 07/01/2015 6:28 PM
NewsGrant signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Senators on Wednesday, Darren Dreger of TSN reports.
Ottawa agrees to terms with Derek Grant | 07/10/2014 8:15 PM
NewsDerek Grant has signed a one-year, two-way contract with Ottawa.
ImpactThat agreement makes Grant's arbitration hearing date of July 24 moot. He had two assists in 20 contests with the Senators last season.
Derek Grant's arbitration date is July 24 | 07/09/2014 4:44 PM
NewsDerek Grant has been given an arbitration date of July 24.
ImpactGrant is a restricted free agent after completing his entry-level contract. He had two assists in 20 games with Ottawa in 2013-14.
Senators reassign Derek Grant to AHL | 12/02/2013 2:03 PM
NewsDerek Grant has been reassigned to the minors.
ImpactHe had two assists in 20 games with Ottawa after he was brought up from AHL Binghamton in mid-October.
Derek Grant has helped out Sens' PK | 11/12/2013 8:05 AM
NewsDerek Grant has been a strong penalty killer for Ottawa.
Impact"Every game you feel a little more comfortable and I'm trying to earn the coach's trust," said Grant. "I think I'm doing that and obviously penalty killing is one of the strongest aspects of my game and I'm taking pride in it." He owns a 56.7 percent success rate on faceoffs and has one assist in 10 games. Grant also has 23 hits.
Ottawa promotes Derek Grant | 10/18/2013 6:04 PM
NewsDerek Grant has been summoned by the Ottawa Senators.
Bruce Garrioch on Twitter
ImpactGrant has two goals in three AHL contests in 2013-14. He participated in five games with Ottawa last season and didn't record a point.
Sens' rookie Derek Grant's hand not broken | 09/07/2013 11:45 AM
NewsThe Senators were releaved to learn that Derek Grant did not sustain a broken hand in Thursday's rookie game against the Penguins.
ImpactX-rays determined that the hand is just bruised and badly swollen. Grant will likely miss some time, but it could have been worse for the talented rookie.
Derek Grant might have broken his hand | 09/06/2013 7:23 AM
NewsDerek Grant exited Thursday's rookie tournament victory over Pittsburgh with a possible broken hand.
ImpactHe left in the third to undergo "a precautionary x-ray," according to coach Luke Richardson. "He blocked a high, hard shot, but got the puck out," Richardson added. "It stung like a bee, but he finished the play, he didn't just crumble." Grant scored two goals in the contest in a 4-1 win against the Penguins.
Ottawa sends Derek Grant back to minors | 03/04/2013 7:03 PM
NewsDerek Grant has been assigned to the minors.
ImpactIn five games with Ottawa this season, he has no points and five shots.
Ottawa calls up Derek Grant | 02/15/2013 2:51 PM
NewsDerek Grant has been summoned by the Ottawa Senators.
ImpactGrant has 21 points and 29 penalty minutes in 47 AHL games this season. He might make his NHL debut on Saturday.
|11/03/2015||Cgy||Col||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/31/2015||Cgy||Edm||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|10/28/2015||Cgy||Ott||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||-||Did not dress|
|Goals||0||15 times-last:vs. Van||last:Apr 7|
|Assists||1||at Ari||Mar 28|
|Points||1||at Ari||Mar 28|
|Penalty Minutes||2||vs. LA||Apr 5|
|Plus/Minus||1||at Ari||Mar 28|
|Power Play Goals||0||15 times-last:vs. Van||last:Apr 7|
|Power Play Points||0||15 times-last:vs. Van||last:Apr 7|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||15 times-last:vs. Van||last:Apr 7|
|Shorthanded Points||0||15 times-last:vs. Van||last:Apr 7|
|Shots||4||2 times-last:vs. Van||last:Apr 7|
|Penalty Minutes||4||2013-14 (Ott)|
Subscribe to The Hockey News magazine!
Subscribe today, and save off the cover price.Subscribe now
Sign up to our e-flash newsletter.
You will receive backstage access to special features, articles, promotions and special events and more!!Sign up now