Derek Grant (C)
2012-13: Spent the majority of the season with Binghamton (AHL) â€¦ Recalled to Ottawa for the first time on Feb. 15â€¦ Made his NHL debut on Feb. 16 at Toronto (3-0 loss) registering 7:30 time-on-ice and one shot on goal ... Was held scoreless in five games with Ottawa ... Re-assigned to the B-Sens on March 4 â€¦ Played 63 AHL games, scoring a team-best 19 goals and adding nine assists â€¦ Led all AHL players with five shorthanded goals â€¦ Was held scoreless in three AHL playoff games.
2011-12: Completed his first full season of professional hockey with the Binghamton, tallying 23 points (8 goals, 15 assists) and 26 penalty minutes in 60 gamesâ€¦ Ranked ninth among B-Sens in scoring.
2010-11: Completed his collegiate career in playing his sophomore season with the Michigan State Spartans (CCHA), tallying 33 points (eight goals, 25 assists) in 38 gamesâ€¦ Established new collegiate career highs in assists, points and penalty minutes (44)â€¦ Appeared in each of his teamâ€™s games for the second consecutive seasonâ€¦ Led the Spartans in scoring for the first timeâ€¦ Signed an entry-level contract with Ottawa on March 10 and concluded his season with Binghamton, where he made his professional debut in the B-Sensâ€™ 8-3 loss at Norfolk on March 11â€¦ Registered his first professional point (an assist) in his second game with Binghamton in a 3-1 win at Charlotte on March 12â€¦ Appeared in each of the B-Sensâ€™ seven games of their Atlantic Division semifinal series vs. Manchester and scored the game-winning goal in overtime of Game 2 to tie the series.
2009-10: Appeared in all 38 games for the Spartansâ€¦ Put together a 30-point campaign, good for Honorable Mention honors to the CCHA All-Rookie Teamâ€¦ CCHA Rookie of the Month in October, as he was the nationâ€™s top rookie scorer (4+6=10) in eight gamesâ€¦ Had multiple-point efforts in his first three collegiate gamesâ€¦ Started his college hockey career with a six-game point scoring streak.