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Brian McGrattan

Brian McGrattan  #40

Anaheim Ducks  Right Wing
NUMBER: 40 BIRTHDATE: September 2, 1981  (AGE 34)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Hamilton, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 235 DRAFTED: LAK / 1999 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 4th   (104th overall)
2014-15 HIGHLIGHTS: Had four hits on Oct. 11 at STL... fired three shots on Oct. 17 at CBJ... returned to the lineup vs. NAS on Oct. 31...
Missed majority of 2000-01 due to knee injury vs. Kingston (OHL), January 1, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, June 2, 2002. Missed majority of 2007-08 as a healthy reserve. Traded to Phoenix by Ottawa for Boston's 5th round choice (previously acquired, Ottawa selected Jeff Costello) in 2009 Entry Draft, June 25, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 11, 2009. Missed majority of 2009-10 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Boston, October 11, 2010. Traded to Anaheim by Boston with Sean Zimmerman for David Laliberte and Stefan Chaput, February 27, 2011. Claimed on waivers by Nashville from Anaheim, October 11, 2011. Missed majority of 2011-12 due to upper-body injury vs. St. Louis, February 4, 2012 and as a healthy reserve. Traded to Calgary by Nashville for Joe Piskula, February 28, 2013. Missed majority of 2014-15 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, July 10, 2015.
Quote of the Day

We've got to find a way to win a game. He's played well in the minors, now he gets his opportunity. We tried [with Jonathan Bernier]. The way I look at it, you get opportunities and you make the most of it. That's what [James Reimer] did. Now another opportunity is here and Sparks ... you gotta grab it. Is he ready? We'll find out.

— Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock to the Toronto Star on recalling goalie Garret Sparks from the AHL to start Monday in his NHL debut
World Cup of Hockey 2016