23-Matt Grassi - Michigan State Wolverines

23-Matt Grassi – Michigan State Wolverines

The end of the American collegiate hockey season gives NHL teams a chance to get a look at some of the undrafted graduating talent through the Amateur Tryout process.

The Hamilton Bulldogs are going to take a look at Michigan State University graduate Matt Grassi over the next week or so.  Grassi is 6’4″ and 22o pounds.  He scored a goal and 2 assists in 41 games this season.

From the Bulldogs Communications Department

HAMILTON, ONT – Hamilton Bulldogs General Manager Marc Bergevin announced today that the Bulldogs have signed defenceman Matt Grassi to an Amateur Try-Out Contract.  As per club policy, financial terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

Grassi, 24, played 41 games this season for Michigan State University of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association recording three points (1 goal, 2 assists) and 22 penalty minutes.  The 6’4”, 220-pound defenceman spent a total of four seasons with Michigan State from 2009-2013 registering 19 points (3 goals, 16 assists) and 101 penalty minutes in 121 regular season games.  The native of Burnaby, British Columbia played three seasons from 2006-2009 with the Salmon Arm Silverbacks of the British Columbia Hockey League posting 75 points (12 goals, 63 assists) and 77 penalty minutes in 144 regular season games.