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Marc-Andre Gragnani
Marc-Andre Gragnani
Defenseman
Number: 5
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 201
Shoots: Left
Born: Mar 11, 1987
Birthplace: Montreal, QC, Canada
Acquired: Signed as a free agent, July 11, 2012
Drafted: BUF / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (87th overall)
2011-12 SEASON
Appeared in 58 games during his first full NHL season, totaling 15 points (2g, 13a)… Split the season between Vancouver (14 games) and Buffalo (44 games)… Averaged 16:08 in time on ice per game and 2:23 in power-play time on ice per game…Among NHL rookies, ranked tied for 26th in scoring (15 points), tied for seventh in power-play assists (6), tied for ninth in power-play points (7) and tied for 13th in plus/minus (+6)… Earned his first point of the season with an assist vs. LA (10/8)… Scored his first goal of the season at BOS (11/12)… Established career highs for assists and points in a game with two helpers vs. BOS (11/23)… Acquired by Vancouver from Buffalo in exchange for Alexander Sulzer on 2/27… Made his Canucks debut, logging 15:38 of ice time in a 2-0 victory vs. STL (3/1)… Netted his first goal as a Canuck vs. CGY (3/31)… Matched single-game career highs in assists and points with two assists vs. ANA (4/3)… Did not appear in any of Vancouver’s five games during the Canucks’ first-round loss to the Los Angeles Kings… Longest assist streak: 2 games (10/18-10/20: 0g, 2a)… Longest point streak: 3 games (3/30-4/3: 1g, 3a)… Multi-assist games: 2 (last: 4/3 vs. ANA: 0g, 2a)… Multi-point games: 1 (11/23 vs. BOS: 0g, 2a).

CAREER
Is in his fifth professional season and first with the Hurricanes… Signed to a one-year contract by the Hurricanes on 7/11/12… Had earned 206 points (47g, 159a) in 283 career American Hockey League (AHL) games with Rochester and Portland entering the 2012-13 season… Completed a four-year junior hockey career with P.E.I. prior to turning professional, totaling 193 points (50g, 143a) in 256 games… Represented Canada at the 2011 IIHF World Championship, totaling two points (1g, 1a) in six games… Won a silver medal with Canada at the 2005 U-18 World Junior Championship, earning three assists in six games.

2003-04: Completed his first season of junior hockey with P.E.I. of the QMJHL, totaling 15 points (2g, 13a) in 61 games… Appeared in 11 playoff games for the Rocket without registering a point.

2004-05: Ranked first among P.E.I. defensemen with 39 points (10g, 29a) in 68 games during his second season of junior hockey.

2005-06: Was first among P.E.I. defensemen and tied for fifth among QMJHL blueliners with 71 points (16g, 55a) in 62 games… Was fourth among league defensemen in assists (55)… Was tied for second on the Rocket in playoff scoring with five points (1g, 4a) in six games as P.E.I. fell to Acadie-Bathurst in the opening round.

2006-07: Was second among QMJHL defensemen in goals (22) and fifth in points (68), skating in 65 games during his final season of junior hockey with P.E.I… Ranked second among P.E.I. skaters in playoff scoring with 13 points (5g, 8a) in seven games as the Rocket again fell to Acadie-Bathurst in the first round.

2007-08: Completed his first professional season, spending the majority of the year with Rochester (AHL)… Appeared in two NHL games with Buffalo, making his NHL debut in a 4-3 loss vs. NYR (2/23)… Ranked third among AHL defensemen with 52 points (14g, 38a) in 78 games… Was named the Amerks’ Rookie of the Year and Most Popular Player… Recorded two assists in his professional debut with the Amerks vs. Syracuse (10/5)… Earned a four-point night (1g, 3a) vs. Hamilton (1/12)… Had a 10-game AHL point streak from 2/9-3/2 (5g, 9a).

2008-09: Was tied for fourth among AHL defensemen with 51 points (9g, 42a) in 76 games, establishing Portland records for assists (42) and points (51) by a defenseman… Appeared in four games with the Sabres on the NHL level, and was plus-2 with two penalty minutes… Had two assists in five Calder Cup playoff games for the Pirates.

2009-10: Earned 43 points (12g, 31a) in 66 games with Portland, spending the entire season in the AHL… Led Pirates blueliners and ranked tied for 11th among league defensemen in points… Earned his 100th career AHL assist vs. Hartford (2/15)… Earned a pair of assists in four Calder Cup playoff games as the Pirates were swept by Manchester.

2010-11: Split the season between Buffalo and Portland, skating in nine games on the NHL level… Earned his first NHL point with an assist vs. NYR (3/30)… Scored his first NHL goal with the overtime game-winner at CAR (4/3)… Led all AHL defensemen in assists (48) and points (60), establishing Portland franchise records in both categories… Won the Eddie Shore Award as the AHL’s most outstanding defenseman, and was named to the AHL’s First All-Star Team… Tied Portland franchise record with five assists in a game vs. Worcester (1/15)… Made his first Stanley Cup playoff appearance and led Buffalo with seven points (1g, 6a) in seven games as the Sabres fell to Philadelphia in the first round… Was the first Sabres defenseman to lead team in playoff scoring since Alexei Zhitnik and Jason Woolley tied with 15 points (1999)… Was the first Sabres rookie and first Sabres defenseman to earn an assist in each of the first three games of the playoffs since Richard Smehlik (1992 Playoffs)… Earned a pair of assists and led Sabres with 23:51 time on ice in Game 3 vs. PHI (4/18)… Scored his first career playoff goal in Game 5 at PHI (4/22)… Recorded two assists in Game 6 vs. PHI (4/24).

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 MTL 62 41 16 5 171 135 87
2 NYI 64 41 21 2 205 179 84
3 NYR 61 38 17 6 192 152 82
4 TBL 64 38 20 6 210 171 82
5 DET 61 35 15 11 180 159 81
6 PIT 62 36 17 9 181 155 81
7 WSH 64 34 20 10 188 159 78
8 BOS 62 31 22 9 165 161 71
9 FLA 63 28 22 13 154 178 69
10 PHI 63 27 25 11 168 183 65
11 OTT 60 27 23 10 171 163 64
12 NJD 63 26 27 10 141 164 62
13 CBJ 62 26 32 4 160 196 56
14 CAR 61 24 30 7 142 162 55
15 TOR 63 25 33 5 170 193 55
16 BUF 63 19 39 5 123 212 43

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 61 12 28 -16 40
E. Staal 56 18 19 -10 37
E. Lindholm 60 11 16 -16 27
J. Skinner 56 16 10 -16 26
R. Nash 58 7 15 -9 22
N. Gerbe 57 7 15 -11 22
V. Rask 59 8 12 -16 20
J. McClement 61 6 12 3 18
J. Staal 25 4 12 -2 16
A. Nestrasil 33 4 10 4 14
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 17 19 4 .913 2.37
A. Khudobin 7 11 3 .906 2.60