NHL Veteran Alex Chiasson Joins Griffins
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The Grand Rapids Griffins on Saturday signed forward Alex Chiasson (SHAY-sahn) to a professional tryout.
Chiasson, 32, has spent the past nine seasons in the National Hockey League with stints at the Dallas Stars (2012-14), Ottawa Senators (2014-16), Calgary Flames (2016-17), Washington Capitals (2017-18), Edmonton Oilers (2018-21) and the Vancouver Canucks (2021-22). Chiasson lifted the Stanley Cup with the Capitals in 2018 when he bagged two points (1-1—2) in 16 playoff appearances. Through 631 NHL games, the Montreal, Quebec, native has 224 points (114-110—224) and 353 penalty minutes. Chiasson has also spent time in the AHL with the Texas Stars (2011-13), totaling 14 goals, 26 assists and 52 penalty minutes in 66 contests. Prior to turning pro, the 6-foot-4-inch forward competed at Boston University (2009-12) and posted 99 points (36-63—99) in 108 outings.
Single-game tickets are on sale through griffinshockey.com/tickets. Fans can secure their full-season, select-season or group ticket packages by calling (616) 774-4585 ext. 2 or visit griffinshockey.com for more information.
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