SKA Hockey Club have signed a contract with former Jokerit Helsinki defenseman Alex Grant. The agreement runs for one season until 30 April 2023.
Alex Grant was born on 20 January 1989 in Antigonish, Canada. He stands 191 centimeters tall and weighs 95 kilograms, shooting with his right arm. Alex played in the QMJHL and ECHL, subsequently being picked by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2007 NHL Draft. He moved to Anaheim in 2013, scoring his maiden NHL goal on November 30th of the same year against San Jose. He also went on to play for Arizona in the NHL. In 2018, Alex made the move to Jokerit in the KHL, where he tallied 89 (29+60) points and a +20 plus/minus rating in 189 appearances. He twice participated in the KHL All-Star Game.