Chris Gratton

Basics

Type: 
Out of Organization
Position: 
Center
Shoots/Catches: 
Left
Height: 
6.03
Weight: 
220
Born: 
07/05/1975
Age: 
35
Hometown: 
Brantford, ONT
Acquired: 
Signed as an unrestricted free agent on July 11, 2008
Last Team: 
Norfolk (AHL)
Projects As: 
Checking line center

Draft Info

Draft Status: 
Drafted
Draft Year: 
1993
Draft Type: 
NHL Entry Draft
Drafted By: 
Tampa Bay Lightning
Round: 
1
Pick No.: 
3
Draft Team: 
Kingston (OHL)

Contract

Contract Status: 
Signed
Waiver Status: 
Waiver Eligible
Signing Date: 
07/11/2008
Contract Length: 
1 year
Cap Number: 
$1 250 000
Contract End Year: 
2009
Contract End Status: 
UFA
Salary: 
$1 250 000

Bio

Awards: 

1991-92

  • OHL - Emms Family Award (Rookie of the Year)

Scouting Report

Strengths: 

Has a great combination of size and two-way savvy. Displays decent hands and a mean streak. Is solid on face-offs and sound defensively.

Weaknesses: 

Has questionable hockey sense, which limits him in the scoring department. Isn't as complete a player as his package suggests.

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