Drafted in the 9th round (219th overall) by the St. Louis Blues in the 1993 NHL Entry Draft, Mike Grier has announced his retirement.
Grier played 14 seasons and on four different teams (Buffalo, Edmonton, Washington, San Jose), including a pair of stints with the Sabres. After Buffalo didn’t re-sign him, he never found another job.
Grier scored 162 goals in 1,060 career games, 20 of which were shorthanded. His best season came early in his career with the Oilers. Grier put up 44 points (20 G, 24 A) in 82 games during the 1998-99 season.
“I would like to thank my former teammates, family and fans for helping make my career so memorable,” Grier said.