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USA Mike Grier

a.k.a. "Michael Grier"
#25 Buffalo Sabres / NHL - 10/11
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jason Akeson 32 20 27 47
2. Matt White 38 21 23 44
3. Riley Sheen 37 29 14 43
4. Marcel Noebels 37 14 28 42
5. Mike Connolly 33 15 26 41
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
RW
Age
47
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
225 lbs / 102 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time World Championship Bronze Medal 1
1-time NCAA (Championship) Winner 1
2-time NCAA (Hockey East) Champion 2

Son: Jayden Grier

Team Staff profile of Mike Grier also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1992-93 St. Sebastian's School USHS-Prep 22 16 27 43 32 |
1993-94 Boston Univ. NCAA 39 9 9 18 58 |
1994-95 Boston Univ. NCAA 37 29 26 55 85 |
USA U20 WJC-20 7 0 2 2 12 |
1995-96 Boston Univ. NCAA 38 21 26 47 82 |
1996-97 Edmonton Oilers NHL 79 15 17 32 45 7 | Playoffs 12 3 1 4 4 -2
1997-98 Edmonton Oilers NHL 66 9 6 15 73 -3 | Playoffs 12 2 2 4 13 4
1998-99 Edmonton Oilers NHL 82 20 24 44 54 5 | Playoffs 4 1 1 2 6 3
1999-00 Edmonton Oilers NHL 65 9 22 31 68 9 |
2000-01 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL 74 20 16 36 20 11 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 8 -2
2001-02 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL 82 8 17 25 32 1 |
2002-03 Washington Capitals NHL 82 15 17 32 36 -14 | Playoffs 6 1 1 2 2 0
2003-04 Washington Capitals NHL 68 8 12 20 32 -19 |
Buffalo Sabres NHL 14 1 8 9 4 10 |
USA WC 9 1 2 3 8 3 |
2004-05 Did not play |
2005-06 Buffalo Sabres NHL 81 7 16 23 28 -7 | Playoffs 18 3 5 8 2 3
2006-07 San Jose Sharks NHL 81 16 17 33 43 -5 | Playoffs 11 2 2 4 27 1
2007-08 San Jose Sharks NHL 78 9 13 22 24 -8 | Playoffs 13 0 1 1 2 -2
2008-09 San Jose Sharks “A” NHL 62 10 13 23 25 8 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 6 -2
2009-10 Buffalo Sabres NHL 73 10 12 22 14 -4 | Playoffs 6 2 0 2 2 0
2010-11 Buffalo Sabres NHL 73 5 11 16 12 0 | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 0 -3
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2014-15 Chicago Blackhawks NHL Scout Pro Scout
2015-16 Chicago Blackhawks NHL Scout Pro Scout
Boston Terriers PW QC Int PW Head Coach
2016-17 Chicago Blackhawks NHL Scout Pro Scout
2017-18 Chicago Blackhawks NHL Scout Pro Scout
2018-19 New Jersey Devils NHL Asst. Coach
2019-20 New Jersey Devils NHL Asst. Coach
2021-22 New York Rangers NHL Hockey Operations Coordinator Hockey Operations Advisor
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
NCAA 3 114 59 61 120 1.05 225 - | 0
NHL 14 1060 162 221 383 0.36 510 -9 | 11 101 14 14 28 0.28 72 0
USHS-Prep 1 22 16 27 43 1.95 32 - | 0
WC 1 9 1 2 3 0.33 8 3 | 0
WJC-20 1 7 0 2 2 0.29 12 - | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Ryan Smyth (F) 1996-2002 6 Edmonton Oilers
Rem Murray (F) 1996-2002 6 Edmonton Oilers
Todd Marchant (F) 1996-2002 6 Edmonton Oilers
Sean Brown (D) 1996-2002 6 Edmonton Oilers

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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
12/01/2011
12/01/2011 Confirmed Buffalo Sabres Retired
05/17/2010
05/17/2010 Extension Buffalo Sabres Buffalo Sabres
08/11/2009
08/11/2009 Confirmed San Jose Sharks Buffalo Sabres
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Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Boston Univ.

Cult/Star player for St. Sebastian's School

Career transactions
- 2011-12-01 • Announced his retirement
- 2010-05-09 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres
- 2009-08-10 • Signed to a one-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres
- 2006-07-03 • Signed to a three-year contract by the San Jose Sharks
- 2005-08-08 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres
- 2004-07-23 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Buffalo Sabres
- 2004-03-09 • Traded to the Buffalo Sabres for the rights to Jakub Klepis
- 2003-07-24 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Washington Capitals
- 2002-10-07 • Traded to the Washington Capitals for a 2003 2nd round pick (later traded to NY Islanders; Evgeny Tunik) & a 2003 3rd round pick (Zack Stortini)
- 2002-07-30 • Re-signed to a one-year contract by the Edmonton Oilers
- 1995-08-04 • NHL rights traded to the Edmonton Oilers w/ Curtis Joseph for a 1996 1st round pick (Marty Reasoner) & a 1997 1st round pick (later traded to Los Angeles; Matt Zultek)

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