||11-10-2006 03:10 PM
Flyers Recall Grant and Picard; Reassign Grenier and Cullen
The Philadelphia Flyers
announced that they have recalled 6’2”, 190-pound left wing Triston Grant
and 6’2”, 220-pound defenseman Alexandre Picard from their American Hockey League affiliate, the Philadelphia Phantoms
, according to Interim General Manager Paul Holmgren. In addition, the team announced that center Mark Cullen and defenseman Martin Grenier
were reassigned to the Phantoms.
Grant, 22, has recorded a goal and an assist for two points and 52 penalty minutes in eight games for the Phantoms this season. His 52 penalty minutes rank first on the team. He also was scoreless in three games with the Flyers this season.
A native of Neepawa, Manitoba, Grant recorded two goals and three assists for five points and 190 penalty minutes in 64 regular season games for the Phantoms last season.
Grant was selected by the Flyers in the ninth round (286th overall) of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft.
Picard, 21, has recorded a goal and two assists for three points and two penalty minutes in six games for the Phantoms this season. He also was scoreless in five games with the Flyers this season.
Over the last two seasons with the Flyers (2005-06 and 2006-07), Picard was scoreless in 11 career NHL regular season games. He recorded seven goals and 26 assists for 33 points and 82 penalty minutes in 75 regular season games for the Phantoms during the 2005-06 season.
A native of Gatineau, Quebec, Picard was drafted by the Flyers in the third round (85th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft.
Cullen and Grenier each were scoreless in three games with the Flyers this season.