A native of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Eric was selected 68th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Ottawa Senators. Eric played four season at Boston University after which he spent two plus seasons apprenticing with the Senator’s AHL affiliate team in Binghamton. Gryba made his NHL debut with the Senators in 2012-13 season and has been an integral part of the Senators’ defensive core since that time. Eric signed a multi-year contract extension with the Senators in the summer of 2014.
On June 27th 2015 Eric was traded from the Ottawa Senators to the Edmonton Oilers.