Blues Acquire Grachev from Rangers
The team traded a third round pick (72nd overall) to New York
Saturday, 06.25.2011 / 10:11 AM CT / St Louis Blues - News
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Grachev, 21, made his National Hockey League (NHL) debut last season with Rangers, skating in eight games. He made his professional debut with the Rangers’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Hartford Wolfpack in the 2009-10 season.
In two seasons in Hartford, the 6’4”, 224-pound forward played in 153 games, accumulating 66 points (28 goals, 38 assists) along with 38 penalty minutes.
The Khabarovsk, Russia native was originally drafted by the Rangers in the third round, 75th overall in the 2008 NHL Draft.