|6 ft 2 in (0 m)|
214 lb (97 kg)
|Born||September 9 1982,|
|Pro Career||2003 – present|
Josh Gratton (born September 9, 1982) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger who plays for Barys Astana of the Kontinental Hockey League. His cousin is the former NHL forward Chris Gratton.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Undrafted, Gratton was first signed to a NHL contract with the Philadelphia Flyers on July 27, 2004.
On March 9, 2006, Gratton was traded along with two 2nd round draft picks to the Phoenix Coyotes for Denis Gauthier. He scored his first NHL goal as a Coyote on April 11, 2006 against the Colorado Avalanche.
On February 28, 2008, Gratton was traded along with Fredrik Sjöström and David LeNeveu from the Phoenix Coyotes to the New York Rangers for Marcel Hossa and Al Montoya. Gratton was then assigned to the Rangers' AHL affiliate in Hartford.
On July 9, 2008 the Nashville Predators signed Gratton to a one-year, two-way contract. After starting the 2008–09 season with the Predators' affiliate, Milwaukee Admirals, Gratton returned to Philadelphia when he was traded in exchange for Tim Ramholt on October 30, 2008.
On January 8, 2010, Gratton was reassigned by Atlanta to Vityaz Chekhov of the KHL.
For his participation in a mass brawl against Avangard Omsk on December 10, 2010, he was suspended for 15 games.
Awards[edit | edit source]
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|2003–04||San Diego Gulls||ECHL||30||4||6||10||239||—||—||—||—||—|
|2003–04||Cincinnati Mighty Ducks||AHL||21||2||2||4||69||8||0||0||0||35|
|2006–07||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||3||1||1||2||8||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||San Antonio Rampage||AHL||38||5||9||14||124||—||—||—||—||—|
|2007–08||Hartford Wolf Pack||AHL||20||6||6||12||72||4||0||1||1||11|
References[edit | edit source]
- Preds make two trades. NHL.com (2008-10-30). Retrieved on 2008-10-30.
- Thrashers sign unrestricted free agents, Josh Gratton and Mike Vernace. Atlanta Thrashers (2009-07-30). Retrieved on 2009-07-30.
[edit | edit source]
- Josh Gratton's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Josh Gratton's biography at Legends of Hockey
- Josh Gratton's NHL player profile
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