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Flyers acquire forward Derek Grant from the Anaheim Ducks

Club sends Kyle Criscuolo and a fourth round pick to Anaheim

by Philadelphia Flyers @NHLFlyers /

The Philadelphia Flyers announced they have acquired center Derek Grant from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for forward Kyle Criscuolo and a fourth round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, according to President of Hockey Operations & General Manager, Chuck Fletcher.

The fourth-round pick to Anaheim will be the better of the two picks the Flyers have - their own pick and Nashville's pick which they acquired on Feb. 25, 2019 from the Predators.

Below are news & notes on Grant's career:

PREVIOUS TEAM: Los Angeles Kings 
DRAFTED: 2008 - 4th Round (119th overall) by Ottawa Senators
AGE: 29 (4-20-1990)
BORN: Abbotsford, British Columbia
VITALS: 6'3", 215 pounds

* Grant has 14 goals and 20 points in 49 games for Anaheim this season, his third with the Ducks.

* He averages 13:52 of ice time per-game, which is the most of any season in his NHL career, and 2:34 of that is on the team's penalty kill, which leads all Ducks forwards and ranks second on the time.

* His 14 goals are also a new career high, while his 20 points are four shy of his career-year set in 2014-15.

* In total, he has appeared in 257 games in the NHL over parts of seven seasons... He has 30 goals, 35 assists for 65 points.

* Immediately after turning pro from a two-year career at Michigan State, Grant helped the Binghamton Senators with the AHL's Calder Cup Championship in 2011.

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