Danny Groulx

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Danny Groulx
Danny Groulx Wolves.jpg
Born (1981-06-23) June 23, 1981 (age 37)
LaSalle, Quebec, Canada
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 205 lb (93 kg; 14 st 9 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
Played for AHL
Worcester Sharks
Rockford IceHogs
Manitoba Moose
Hamilton Bulldogs
Grand Rapids Griffins
KHL
Dinamo Minsk
Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod
Khanty-Mansiysk Yugra
DEL
Kassel Huskies
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2002–present

Danny Groulx (born June 23, 1981) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman who is currently retired.

Playing career

In his junior career, Groulx became just the second player in CHL history to win his league's MVP honors as well as the Memorial Cup MVP with the Victoriaville Tigres. He is the only player with this distinction not currently active in the NHL. In his junior career, he racked up 332 points in 341 games. Groulx has also won 3 memorial cups with the Foreurs, Bathurst and Victoriaville.

On August 12, 2002, Groulx was signed as a free agent for the Detroit Red Wings. Groulx then played with Red Wings affiliate, the Grand Rapids Griffins of the AHL for the next three seasons before he was loaned to the Manitoba Moose for the completion of the 2004–05 season.

Groulx was invited to the Montreal Canadiens training camp on September 13, 2006. He was reassigned to the Hamilton Bulldogs of the AHL for the 2006–07 season, where he helped the Bulldogs capture the Calder Cup.

Groulx was invited to the Chicago Blackhawks training camp on September 16, 2008. He was reassigned to the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL for the 2008–09 season, where he posted 40 points in 80 games.

On July 16, 2009, Groulx signed a one-year contract with the San Jose Sharks.[1] On March 22, 2013 Groulx was assigned to the Chicago Wolves by the Sharks while Chicago defenceman Derek Joslin was assigned to the Worcester by the Vancouver Canucks as part of an AHL trade.[2]

Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1997–98 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 63 4 16 20 61 19 1 4 5 18
1998–99 Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL 36 3 26 29 55
1998–99 Acadie-Bathurst Titan QMJHL 36 2 15 17 51 18 0 2 2 6
1999–2000 Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL 66 12 55 67 131 6 0 4 4 14
2000–01 Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL 72 16 71 87 164 13 2 19 21 46
2001–02 Victoriaville Tigres QMJHL 68 29 83 112 165 22 9 30 39 68
2002–03 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 71 3 7 10 52 7 0 1 1 7
2003–04 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 79 8 13 21 93 3 0 0 0 0
2004–05 Grand Rapids Griffins AHL 53 1 11 12 90
2004–05 Manitoba Moose AHL 16 2 5 7 16 13 1 3 4 14
2005–06 Kassel Huskies DEL 51 2 11 13 93
2006–07 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 58 0 16 16 62 22 6 6 12 14
2007–08 Manitoba Moose AHL 58 4 20 24 32 6 2 1 3 12
2008–09 Rockford IceHogs AHL 77 6 34 40 58 4 0 2 2 2
2009–10 Worcester Sharks AHL 80 14 52 66 80 10 1 6 7 6
2010–11 Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod KHL 38 2 23 25 50
2011–12 Dinamo Minsk KHL 4 0 0 0 2
2011–12 Khanty-Mansiysk Yugra KHL 20 0 2 2 20
2012–13 Worcester Sharks AHL 33 4 12 16 24
2012–13 Chicago Wolves AHL 13 2 4 6 4
2013–14 Assat Liiga 14 1 1 2 12
AHL totals 541 44 175 219 481 65 10 19 29 511

References

  1. ^ "Sharks sign four players, re-sign Vesce". San Jose Sharks. 2009-07-16. Archived from the original on 2009-07-18. Retrieved 2009-07-16.
  2. ^ "Sharks notes: Clowe out Saturday, talks trade rumors, etc". Comcast. 2013-03-22. Archived from the original on 2013-03-25. Retrieved 2013-03-23.

External links

  • Biographical information and career statistics from Eliteprospects.com, or Eurohockey.com, or The Internet Hockey Database
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