|Born||January 20, 1985 (1985-01-20) (age 25),
Upper Saint Clair, PA, USA
|6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
193 lb (88 kg; 13 st 11 lb)
|NHL Draft||40th overall, 2004
Grant Lewis (born January 20, 1985 in Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania) is an professional ice hockey defenseman currently with the Nashville Predators organization of the National Hockey League.
Lewis was drafted 40th overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft by the Atlanta Thrashers. He played collegiate hockey with Dartmouth College of the ECAC. Grant was signed by the Thrashers to a three-year entry level contract on July 6, 2007.
Lewis made his professional debut in the 2007–08 season with the Thrashers affiliate, the Chicago Wolves of the AHL. He played in 43 games with the Wolves, helping the Wolves capture the Calder Cup. In the 2008–09 season, Lewis was recalled by the Thrashers on March 2, 2009. He made his NHL debut for the Thrashers on March 3, 2009, in a 4-3 loss against the Florida Panthers.
Grant played in 26 games with the Wolves in the 2009–10 season, before he was re-assigned, by the Thrashers, to the Hershey Bears on March 10, 2010. Used as an depth defenseman, Grant played in one playoff game with the Bears as they successfully defended the Calder Cup.
On September 1, 2010, Grant was traded prior to the 2010–11 season by the Thrashers to the Nashville Predators for Ian McKenzie.
Awards and achievementsEdit
- 2003–04 ECAC All-Rookie Team
- 2003–04 ECAC First Team All-Conference Team
- 2007–08 AHL Calder Cup (Chicago Wolves)