Chris Gratton is a Canadian center on the Columbus Blue Jackets.
Gratton was drafted 3rd overall in 1993 by the Tampa Bay Lightning, while playing in the OHL. After scoring 109 points in his final season in the OHL, Gratton joined the Lightning, where he played the next 4 seasons. His final season with the Lightning was one of his most productive, as he finished with career highs in goals (30), points (62) and penalty minutes (201). He signed with Philadelphia in 1997, and turned in another solid season, matching his career high in points. Midway through the following season, he was traded back to Tampa Bay. Gratton was named team captain for the ’99-00 season. He was traded again to the Buffalo Sabres in 2000, where he played three productive seasons. In March of 2003, he was traded to Phoenix, where he played 82 games over two seasons. In 2004, he was traded to Colorado. After the lockout, Gratton returned to the NHL with the Florida Panthers, spending two seasons with the club. In 2007, he was traded back to his old team, the Tampa Bay Lightning. In 2009, he was placed on waivers and picked up by the Columbus Blue Jackets.