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Grant Clitsome
Grant Clitsome
Defenceman  - WPG
Number: 24
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 211
Shoots: Left
Born: 14 Apr 1985  (Age 29)
Birthplace: Gloucester, ON, Canada
Drafted: CBJ / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 9th (271st overall)
2011-12: Started the season with the Columbus Blue Jackets where he played in 51 games
for 14 points (4G, 10A)... Recorded his first three-point night (3A) on Oct. 25 vs. DET... Earned
his first multi-goal game (2G) on Nov. 10 vs. CHI... Claimed off waivers by the Winnipeg Jets
on Feb. 27/12... Played his first game as a Winnipeg Jet on Mar. 5 vs. BUF (3-1W)… Earned his
first point as a Jet on Mar. 9 at CGY (3-5L)… Extended his assist streak to two games on Mar.
14 vs. DAL (5-2W)... Recorded three assists with the Jets.

2010-11: Ranked second on the club in average time on ice (21:16) and was fourth among
club defensemen in goals (4), assists (15) and points (19)… Played 19-or-more minutes in
27-of-31 games… Had goals in back-to-back games Jan. 14-15… Logged a career-high 26:26
of ice time Jan. 19 at Florida… Had assists in five-straight games Feb. 16-27… Had a seasonhigh
(tied) five shots on goal Mar. 17 vs. Detroit… Missed eight games Mar. 20-Apr. 3 due to
injury… Fired a season high (tied) five shots on goal Apr. 9 vs. Buffalo… Spent the first half
of the season with Springfield (AHL)… Set a career high (tied) and ranked third (tied) among
club defensemen in goals (5)… Tallied 4-2-6 during a season-best four-game point streak
Dec. 3-11… Scored two goals Dec. 11 vs. Providence…

2009-10: Made his NHL debut and collected the first points of his NHL career with two assists
(Andrew Murray and Antoine Vermette goals) Mar. 2 vs. Vancouver to become the first
Blue Jackets player to record a multi-assist game in his NHL debut… Also became second
Blue Jackets player to record a multi-point game in his NHL debut (Jakub Voracek, 1-1-2 on
Oct. 10, 2008 at Dallas)… Scored the first goal of his NHL career Mar. 27 vs. NY Islanders
(Dwayne Roloson)… Spent majority of the season with Syracuse (AHL)… Ranked fourth (tied)
among Crunch defensemen in goals (5) and points (20) and ranked fifth (tied) in assists
(15)… Collected three assists Dec. 28 at Houston.

2008-09: Played his first professional season with Syracuse… Tallied his first professional
point with an assist Oct. 25 vs. Rochester… Scored his first professional goal Dec. 26 at
Binghamton… Tallied the game-winning goal Jan. 23 vs. Toronto.

AMATEUR: Spent four seasons at Clarkson (ECAC)… 2007-08: Played 39 games during his
senior season at Clarkson… Led club defensemen in goals (5), assists (17) and points (22)…
Was fifth (tied) overall on the team in points… Helped the Golden Knights win the ECAC
regular season championship… Was named Second-Team RBK All-American, First-Team ECAC
All-Star defenseman and was a NCAA East Regional Team selection… Boasted the best plus/
minus rating among all ECAC players (+19)… Named to the ECAC Hockey All-Academic Team…
Appeared in one playoff game for Syracuse… 2006-07: Led Clarkson defensemen in goals
(7), assists (tied) and points (19)… Helped the Golden Knights win the ECAC tournament
championship… 2005-06: Finished second among Clarkson defensemen in assists (17) and
points (19)… Named to the ECAC weekly honor roll Oct. 17… 2004-05: Led Golden Knights
defensemen in points (13) during his freshman season… His first collegiate goal was the
game-winner Oct. 17 vs. Wayne State.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Selected by Columbus in the ninth round, 271st overall, in the
2004 NHL Entry Draft… Claimed off waivers by the Winnipeg Jets on Feb. 27/12.

SCHEDULE

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PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 NSH 63 41 15 7 191 151 89
2 ANA 63 39 17 7 186 176 85
3 STL 61 39 18 4 190 152 82
4 CHI 63 37 21 5 183 150 79
5 WPG 63 31 20 12 174 170 74
6 VAN 61 35 23 3 174 162 73
7 MIN 61 32 22 7 173 160 71
8 LAK 61 29 20 12 164 157 70
9 CGY 62 33 25 4 175 160 70
10 SJS 62 30 24 8 173 177 68
11 COL 62 27 24 11 166 179 65
12 DAL 62 27 25 10 195 207 64
13 ARI 62 20 35 7 137 210 47
14 EDM 62 18 34 10 142 206 46

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
B. Little 63 24 26 9 50
A. Ladd 63 20 30 12 50
B. Wheeler 61 16 28 12 44
D. Byfuglien 63 15 26 6 41
M. Perreault 56 18 18 3 36
M. Scheifele 63 10 25 4 35
M. Frolik 63 13 19 3 32
D. Stafford 57 10 17 -18 27
J. Tlusty 53 13 10 -17 23
E. Kane 37 10 12 -1 22
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Hutchinson 18 7 5 .920 2.29
O. Pavelec 13 13 7 .909 2.60
 
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