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Eric Gryba

Eric Gryba  #62

Edmonton Oilers  Defenseman
NUMBER: 62 BIRTHDATE: April 14, 1988  (AGE 27)
HEIGHT: 6' 4" BIRTHPLACE: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
WEIGHT: 228 DRAFTED: OTT / 2006 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 3rd   (68th overall)
Ranked second on the Senators in penalty minutes (97) Finished third among Ottawa defencemen in games played (75) Ranked sixth on Ottawa in plus/minus (+11) CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Established new NHL career highs in assists (nine), points (11), plus/minus (+9/led Senators defencemen), penalty minutes (64) and games (57) (2013-14) Recorded the first multi-point game of his NHL career when he earned two assists on Jan. 25 at CAR (2013-14) Was selected to the 2013 AHL Eastern Conference All-Star Team (2012-13) Recorded his first career NHL goal on Mar. 23 vs. TB (2012-13) Registered the first NHL point (assist) on Feb. 19 vs. NYI (2012-13) Made his NHL debut on Feb. 16 at TOR (2012-13) Named Binghamton Senators Top Defenceman (2011-12) Won the AHL Calder Cup with the Binghamton Senators (2010-11)
Traded to Edmonton by Ottawa for Travis Ewanyk and Pittsburgh's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Ottawa selected Christian Wolanin) in 2015 Entry Draft, June 27, 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