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2015 NHL Draft
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Benoit Gratton

Benoit Gratton  #46

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NUMBER: 46 BIRTHDATE: December 28, 1976
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 180 DRAFTED: WSH / 1995 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 5th   (105th overall)
Traded to Calgary by Washington for Steve Shirreffs, August 18, 1999. Claimed on waivers by Montreal from Calgary, April 11, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Lugano (Swiss), June 9, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Hamburg (Germany), April 22, 2005.
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He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.

— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft