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Jr. Bulldogs 2017-18 Head Coach Announcement – Chris Gratton – PeeWee
Submitted By Dianne Skirving on Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Chris Gratton played Junior B in his hometown of Brantford before being drafted in the first round -#3 overall by the Kingston Frontenacs in the OHL Priority Selection in 1991.  In his rookie season with the Frontenacs, Chris captured the OHL Rookie-of-the-Year honours and was a member of the OHL All-Rookie Team. Chris Gratton was a member of Canada's Gold Medal Team at the 1993 World Junior Championships and was also named to the OHL's Third All-Star Team before going on to play in the NHL.

In the 1993 NHL Entry Draft, Chris Gratton was chosen third overall by the Tampa Bay Lightning.  Chris played in the NHL from 1993 to 2009 playing for Tampa Bay for a total of 8 seasons (1993-97, 1998-2000 and 2007-2009) and the remaining seasons with the Buffalo Sabres, Phoenix Coyotes, Colorado Avalanche, Florida Panthers and Columbus Blue Jackets.  Chris finished his NHL career with 214 goals, 354 assists and 1,638 penalty minutes.  In 1997 and 1998 Chris Gratton represented Canada in the World Championships.

The Hamilton Jr. Bulldogs are pleased welcome Chris Gratton back as the Head Coach of the 2017-18 PeeWee Team where we are confident that with his strong leadership that he will continue build on the Team’s solid finish this past season.

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