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Grant Erickson

Grant Erickson

Left Wing
BIRTHDATE: April 28, 1947
HEIGHT: 5' 9" BIRTHPLACE: Pierceland, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 165
SJHL Rookie-of-the-Year (1966) Claimed by Minnesota from Boston in Intra-League Draft, June 11, 1969. Selected by Calgary-Cleveland (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Traded to Phoenix (WHA) by Cleveland (WHA) for Rick Newell and Rob Watt, November, 1975. Traded to Birmingham (WHA) by Phoenix (WHA) for future considerations, August, 1976.
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I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday