Blues’ grad Gray continues pro career

Winnipeg Blues’ grad Jason Gray has signed a contact with the Dundee Stars of the Elite Ice Hockey League.

Gray, 28, played four seasons with the Blues. Over that time he tallied 133 points (35-98) in 177 games. He was also named to the MJHL’s First All Star team in his final season (2007/08).  He was also voted MJHL Top Defenseman in the same year, highlited by 60 points (18-42) in 62 games.

Marc Lefebvre, Head Coach of the Dundee Stars, has agreed terms with Canadian defenceman Jason Gray for the 2015/16 Elite Ice Hockey League season.

“I am very pleased to welcome Jason Gray to the Dundee Stars,” said head coach Marc Lefebvre.  “Jason is another hungry, puck moving defenceman who is very mobile. He has put up good numbers everywhere he has played and will help our power play and our transition game this season.”

After graduating the Blues, Gray played 28 games for Southern Alberta Institute of Technology Trojans in the ACAC before heading to the CIS where he played four years at Nipissing University (North Bay, Ont.).

Gray’s professional hockey career began in America in 2013 with the Columbus Cottonmouths in the Southern Professional Hockey League, earning a place in their All-Rookie Team with 30 points (8-22) from 56 games.

The Winnipeg, Manitoba, native spent last season in France with the Morzine-Avoriaz-Les Gets, adding another 22 points (6-16) from 33 league and playoff games.

“I am very excited to join the Stars,” said Gray. “I’ve heard great things about the organization and the town, and I look forward to contributing to an unforgettable season with a strong team. I’m grateful to be given the opportunity to represent the Stars on and off the ice.”