Predators Acquire ECAC Hockey Alums Bollig, Grosenick from Sharks

The following article was published at on Febrauary 25, 2018 featuring Union College alum Troy Grosenick, and St. Lawrence University alum Brandon Bollig, who were traded from the San Jose Sharks to the Nashville Predators shortly before Mondays' 3pm trade deadline. 

By @PredsNHL

Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Sunday that the club has acquired forward Brandon Bollig and goaltender Troy Grosenick from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for a sixth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft.

Bollig, 31 (1/31/87), has 10 points (8g-2a) in 45 games with the American Hockey League's San Jose Barracuda this season. A 2013 Stanley Cup champion with the Chicago Blackhawks, Bollig has suited up for 241 NHL games, tallying 10 goals, 13 assists and 392 penalty minutes from 2011-16. The 6-foot-2, 220-pound winger also has 251 AHL games to his credit, scoring 32 goals and adding 24 assists.

Grosenick, 28 (8/27/89), is 6-9-4 with a 2.98 goals-against average and .902 save percentage in 20 games with the Barracuda in 2017-18. In the midst of his fifth professional season, the Brookfield, Wis., native has an 85-56-16 record in 168 AHL appearances to go along with a 2.59 goals-against average and 13 shutouts. Grosenick has played in two NHL games with the San Jose Sharks - stopping 55 of 58 shots faced - and pitched a shutout in his League debut on Nov. 16, 2014 at Carolina.

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