PLAYER BIO Brian McGrattan was selected in the fourth round of the 1999 NHL Entry Draft by the Los Angeles Kings. Following his junior career in the Ontario Hockey League and time spent in the American Hockey League, he made his NHL debut with the Ottawa Senators during the 2005-06 season. Due to his imposing size and physical toughness, McGrattan was quickly recognized as one of the most respected enforcers in the game. His NHL career also included stops in Phoenix, Boston, Anaheim, Nashville and two stints with the Calgary Flames (2009-10 and 2012-13 to 2014-15). His hard-working nature and positive influence in the dressing room will forever be part of his legacy as a Flame. McGrattan concluded his 14-year NHL career with the Anaheim Ducks organization in 2015-16. He played a total of 317 games, collecting 27 points (10 G, 17 A) to go along with 609 penalty minutes before heading overseas to join the Nottingham Panthers of the EIHL. He remains active with the NHL after partnering with the substance abuse program as a mentor, and is also an advocate for anti-bullying charities. In 2017 McGrattan joined the Flames player development staff in the role of Player Assistance.