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Craig Adams
Craig Adams
Right Wing
Number: 27
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Right
Born: Apr 26, 1977  (Age 37)
Birthplace: Seria, Brunei Darussalam
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Acquired: Oct. 3, 2005 from Anaheim in exchange for Bruno St. Jacques
Drafted: HFD / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 9th (223rd overall)
Draft: Hartford 1996 (9-223-9)
Acquired: Oct. 3, 2005 from Anaheim in exchange for Bruno St. Jacques
First NHL Game: Oct. 24, 2000 in a 3-2 loss vs. San Jose
First NHL Point: Nov. 10, 2000 in a 3-1 win vs. Toronto (goal)
First NHL Goal: Nov. 10, 2000 in a 3-1 win vs. Toronto
Most Goals, Game: 2 - 4 times (Last: Oct. 13, 2006 in a 4-3 win at Atlanta)
Most Assists, Game: 3 - Dec. 6, 2005 in a 6-2 win at Anaheim
Most Points, Game: 3 - three times (Last: Dec. 13, 2005 in a 5-3 win vs. Chicago)
Most Penaly Minutes, Game: 17 - April 3, 2006 in a 6-5 overtime win vs. Washington

Personal: Craig and his wife, Anne, were married on 7/26/03... Their son, Rhys Argeo, was born on 7/24/07... Anne’s father is Paul Cellucci, the former Governor of Massachusetts and former U.S. Ambassador to Canada... Craig was born in Brunei on the island of Borneo in the South China Sea, where his father was working for Shell at the time... He was raised in Calgary, but spent the off-season in Raleigh in 2007... His favorite team growing up was Calgary and his favorite player was Wendel Clark... His favorite movie is Snatch, his favorite band is The Tragically Hip, his favorite food is lamb and his favorite book is Papillon... He was a history major at Harvard and he speaks French… Craig says that when his hockey career is over, he’ll be “a stay-at-home dad”…His favorite athlete outside of hockey is David Ortiz and his favorite team is the Boston Red Sox…Craig purchased groups of tickets to select Hurricanes home games last season for children’s groups including the Boys & Girls Club, Big Brothers Big Sisters and the Make-A-Wish Foundation, providing each child with an autographed t-shirt as well… He also volunteered to award the medals at Special Olympics North Carolina’s first-ever floor hockey competition this past summer... His guilty pleasure is John Denver…His favorite thing to do in the Triangle is go to UNC basketball games…His favorite road city is Calgary and favorite road arena is the Bell Centre in Montreal.

2006-07 Highlights
  • Completed his sixth NHL season with Carolina
  • Was one of four Hurricanes to play in all 82 games in 2006-07
  • Ranked third on the team and24th in the NHL with 173 hits
  • Ranks third among current Hurricanes in games played with the team (387), behind only Glen Wesley and Rod Brind'Amour
  • Assisted on Ladd’s game-winning goal vs. WSH (3/22)
  • Earned an assist on Vasicek’s goal and sparred with John Oduya at NJ (3/17)
  • Assisted on LaRose’s shorthanded goal at MTL (2/17)
  • Netted the game-winning goal vs. FLA (1/11)
  • Scored Carolina’s lone goal shorthanded and was (+1) in 7:45 of ice time at BUF (12/28)
  • Scored a goalfor the second straight game at VAN (12/8)
  • Scored Carolina’s lone goal at EDM (12/6)
  • Scored the game’s first goal by banging home a rebound vs. NYR (11/15) and was (+1) in 8:31 of ice time
  • Assisted on Kevyn Adams’ goal and registered six hits vs. TB (10/28)
  • Scored two goals in a game for the fourth time in his career at ATL (10/13)
Longest goal streak: 2 games (12/6-12/8: 2g, 0a)
Longest assist streak: 2 games (11/24-11/28: 0g, 2a; 3/17-3/22: 0g, 2a)
Longest point streak: 2 games (11/24-11/28: 0g, 2a; 12/6-12/8: 2g, 0a; 3/17-3/22: 0g, 2a)
Multi-goal games: 1 (10/13 at ATL: 2g, 0a)
Multi-point games: 1 (10/13 at ATL: 2g, 0a)


Career:
Is in his seventh NHL season and seventh with Carolina... Originally drafted by the Hurricanes organization in the ninth round (223rd overall) of the 1996 NHL Entry draft, he was re-acquired by the Hurricanes on Oct. 3, 2005 from Anaheim in exchange for Bruno St. Jacques... Signed a three-year contract with the Hurricanes on June 30, 2006

1995-99: Played four seasons at Harvard, totaling 86 points (41g, 45a) and 281 penalty minutes in 182 games... Was a teammate of Hurricanes Vice President and Assistant General Manager Jason Karmanos

1999-00
:
Played first professional season, scoring 24 points (12g, 12a) and tallying 124 penalty minutes in 73 games for the Cincinnati Cyclones of the International Hockey League (IHL)... Appeared in eight postseason contests, earning one assist and totaling 14 penalty minutes

2000-01
:
Completed his first NHL season, tallying one goal in 44 games... Made his NHL debut vs. SJ (10/24)... Scored his first NHL goal at 6:06 of the first period in a 3-1 win vs. TOR (11/10)... Was a healthy scratch for 31 games... Missed four games (12/3-12/13) with a bruised sternum... Played four regular season games with Cincinnati, registering one assist... Played eight playoff games with Concinnati, tallying one assist

2001-02:
Completed his second NHL season with Carolina... Split the season between Carolina and Lowell of the American Hockey League (AHL)... Earned his first NHL point of the season and first NHL assist with a helper on Craig MacDonalds goal at FLA (4/12)... Was (+2) vs. PHI (3/28)... Received a major penalty and a game misconduct for his fight with Chris McAllister... Was recalled from Lowell on 3/28... Was assessed an automatic 10-game suspension from the NHL on 2/13 for his actions on 2/10 at SJ... Was given a game misconduct for leaving the bench and getting into an altercation at 13:44 of the second period at SJ (2/10)... Was recalled from the AHL on 2/9... Played vs. PHI (1/6) before being reassigned to Lowell on 1/16... Was a healthy scratch for 16 consecutive games before seeing action at BUF (12/31)... Was a healthy scratch for 25 games during the season... Had nine points (5g, 4a) and 51 penalty minutes in 22 games played for Lowell... Played in one Stanley Cup Playoff game as the Hurricanes advanced to the Stanley Cup Finals before falling to Detroit... Skated in one game of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals vs. NJ (4/23)... Recorded two hits and two blocked shots in the game

2002-03:
Completed his third NHL season with Carolina... Established career-highs in assists (12), games played (81) and penalty minutes (71) and then-career-highs in goals (6) and points (18)... Scored his first NHL overtime goal and earned first star honors at BUF (3/12)... Scored twice, earned an assist and was named second star vs. CBJ (3/10)... Earned two assists at PIT (3/6)... Scored Carolinas first goal vs. WSH (2/14)... Scored his second goal of the season at BOS (1/4)... Played in his 100th NHL/Hurricanes game vs. DET (11/29)... Scored his second career goal and first of the season vs. BUF (11/7)... Made his season debut and was (+2) vs. ATL (10/11)... Was a healthy extra for one game (10/9)

2003-04:
Completed his fourth NHL season and fourth with Carolina... Set a then-career-high for goals in a season (7)... Notched a pair of assists vs. FLA (3/25)... Netted his seventh goal of the season vs. PHI (3/23)... Scored the Hurricanes' first goal at CHI (3/17)... Scored Carolina's first goal and earned an assist on Cole's empty-netter vs. ATL (3/12)... Scored a shorthanded, empty-net goal and earned an assist at CBJ (3/8)... Assisted on Cole's goal vs. BOS (2/21)... Played in his 200th career NHL game at TB (1/15)... Assisted on Cole's goal vs. ATL (11/13)... Matched his career-high with two goals vs. NYR (11/6)... Assisted on Vrbata's goal at TB (11/1)... Scored his first points of the season with a goal and an assist at NYR (10/18)... Was a healthy scratch for two games (1/6, 1/11)

2004-05:
Played for Milan of the Italian League, notching 15 goals and 14 assists (29 points) in 30 games... Had 11 points (4g, 7a) in 15 postseason games for Milan.

2005-06:
Established career-highs in goals (10) and points (21)... Hit the 10-goal mark for the first time in his career vs. NJ (4/11)...Played in his 300th NHL/Hurricanes game at WSH (4/7)... Set a new career high with 17 penalty minutes vs. WSH (4/3)... Scored the shorthanded, game-winning goal and was named first star vs. FLA (3/31) as Carolina clinched the Southeast Division title... Received a five-minute major when he sparred with Nathan Horton at FLA (3/10)... Scored the game-winning goal vs. FLA (3/3)... Earned a pair of assists vs. MTL (12/31)... Scored two goals, earned an assist and was a season-high (+4) vs. CHI (12/13)...Earned the primary assist on each of Kevyn Adams' three goals at ANA (12/6)... Notched his first points of the season with a goal and an assist vs. OTT (11/22)... Made his NHL season debut vs. ATL (11/12)... Had four goals, three assists (7 points) and 20 penalty minutes in 13 games with Lowell (AHL) prior to his Nov. 12 recall... Recalled from Lowell (AHL) 11/12... Acquired from Anaheim in exchange for Bruno St. Jacques on 10/3 and assigned to Lowell (AHL)... Appeared in one preseason game with Anaheim... Signed a one-year contract with Anaheim 8/25... Completed his third NHL playoff season and third with Carolina... Averaged 8:15 in ice time per game while playing in all 25 playoff games to capture his first Stanley Cup.

SCHEDULE

HOME
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PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 PIT 32 22 6 4 102 72 48
2 NYI 33 23 10 0 104 91 46
3 MTL 34 21 11 2 92 83 44
4 TBL 35 20 11 4 113 93 44
5 DET 34 17 8 9 94 84 43
6 TOR 34 19 12 3 114 102 41
7 NYR 31 17 10 4 93 81 38
8 WSH 32 16 10 6 95 85 38
9 BOS 34 17 14 3 86 88 37
10 FLA 31 14 9 8 69 79 36
11 OTT 33 14 13 6 89 92 34
12 PHI 33 13 14 6 92 99 32
13 CBJ 32 14 15 3 79 102 31
14 NJD 35 12 17 6 77 102 30
15 BUF 34 13 18 3 66 109 29
16 CAR 33 9 20 4 68 92 22

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Faulk 33 6 14 -13 20
E. Staal 28 7 11 -10 18
J. Skinner 29 8 8 -4 16
R. Nash 33 4 12 -3 16
E. Lindholm 33 8 7 -8 15
J. Tlusty 28 10 3 -11 13
N. Gerbe 29 3 10 -2 13
A. Sekera 31 1 11 -8 12
C. Terry 24 6 3 -1 9
V. Rask 33 4 5 -8 9
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 9 12 2 .911 2.44
A. Khudobin 0 8 2 .900 2.91