Pittsburgh Penguins
Columbus Blue Jackets
Ryan Craig
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RyanCraig
POSITION: Center
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 213
BIRTHDATE: 01/06/1982
AGE: 32
BIRTHPLACE: Abbotsford, BC, CAN
DRAFTED: TBL: 2002-255 overall
CAREER HIGHS:
Goals: 2 (3 times), 11/22/06 at FLA
Assists: 2 (2 times), 3/19/06 vs. NYI
Points: 3 (2 times), 11/22/06 at FLA (2+1)br /> SOG: 6 (2 times), 11/10/08 at WSH
PIM: 10 (2 times), 3/12/09 at TOR
Hard-nosed, gritty performer capable of playing center or wing while adding offensive touch.

Played 5-plus NHL seasons with Tampa Bay and Pittsburgh.

Nickname – “Craiger”

Completed 1st season with Pittsburgh organization in 2010-11, spending the majority of the season with
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton of the American Hockey League where he served as team captain.

Played 4-plus seasons in the AHL with Norfolk, Hershey and WBS.

Originally drafted by Tampa Bay in the 8th round (255th overall) of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

Played 5-plus seasons with Brandon of Western Hockey League from 1997-2003.

Set WHL career highs with 42 goals and 74 points in 2002-03.

Married (Jaydee); 1 son (Carson).

Signed through 2011-12 season.