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Ryan Craig

32-Year-Old Center – Columbus Blue Jackets

2013-14 NHL Stats

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2014 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 2"   WT: 212   DOB: 1/6/1982   BORN: Abbotsford, British Columbia   DRAFTED: 8th Rd, #255 Overall in 2002   Show ContractHide Contract

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Ryan Craig Contract Information:

Signed a two-year, two-way contract with Columbus in July of 2013.

September 29, 2014  –  Ryan Craig News

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Craig was waived by the Blue Jackets on Monday, Shawn Mitchell of the Columbus Dispatch reports.

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Ryan Craig NHL Stats
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  Overall Power Play Defense
Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 23 48 15 13 28 -4 6 81 18.5 0 0 6 0 6
2006-07 24 72 14 13 27 -11 55 130 10.8 2 0 4 0 4
2007-08 25 7 1 1 2 -1 0 8 12.5 0 0 1 0 1
2008-09 26 54 2 4 6 -7 60 64 3.1 0 0 10:17 0 0 0 0:28 60 29
2009-10 27 3 0 0 0 0 5 5 0.0 0 0 9:47 0 0 0 0:07 3 1
2010-11 28 NHL PIT 6 0 0 0 -3 22 7 0.0 0 0 9:49 0 0 0 0:43 6 1
2013-14 31 NHL CLS 6 0 0 0 -3 0 4 0.0 0 0 7:01 0 0 0 0:00 8 1
2013-14 31 AHL SPR 55 18 15 33 -5 52 0 6

Age is determined on October 1st of each season.

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Ryan Craig – Playing Time Overview

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Time On Ice Stats

7:01

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Ryan Craig was on the ice for 7:01.

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Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Ryan Craig was on the ice for 0:00 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2013-14 7:01 0:00

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Ryan Craig 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 28 PIT Did Not Play
Apr 26 at PIT Did Not Play
Apr 23 PIT Did Not Play
Apr 21 PIT Did Not Play
Apr 19 at PIT Did Not Play
Apr 16 at PIT Did Not Play
Apr 12 at FLA Did Not Play
Apr 11 at TB Did Not Play
Apr 9 at DAL Did Not Play
Apr 8 PHO Did Not Play
Apr 6 NYI Did Not Play
Apr 4 CHI Did Not Play
Apr 3 at PHI Did Not Play
Apr 1 COL Did Not Play
Mar 29 at CAR Did Not Play
Mar 28 PIT Did Not Play
Mar 25 DET Did Not Play
Mar 23 at NYI Did Not Play
Mar 21 NYR Did Not Play
Mar 20 at MON Did Not Play
Mar 18 CAR Did Not Play
Mar 15 at MIN Did Not Play
Mar 13 SJ Did Not Play
Mar 11 DET Did Not Play
Mar 10 at DAL Did Not Play
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Mar 8 at NSH Did Not Play
Mar 6 at CHI Did Not Play
Mar 4 DAL Did Not Play
Mar 3 at TOR Did Not Play
Mar 1 FLA Did Not Play
Feb 27 at NJ Did Not Play
Feb 7 at SJ Did Not Play
Feb 6 at LA Did Not Play
Feb 3 at ANH Did Not Play
Feb 1 FLA Did Not Play
Jan 30 WAS Did Not Play
Jan 28 OTT Did Not Play
Jan 27 at CAR Did Not Play
Jan 25 BUF Did Not Play
Jan 23 PHI Did Not Play
Jan 21 LA Did Not Play
Jan 18 at BUF Did Not Play
Jan 17 WAS Did Not Play
Jan 13 TB Did Not Play
Jan 11 at WPG Did Not Play
Jan 10 CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 5:34 0:00
Jan 6 at NYR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 0 5:24 0:00
Jan 4 at STL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 11:26 0:00
Jan 2 at PHO Did Not Play
Dec 31 at COL Did Not Play
Dec 29 PIT Did Not Play
Dec 27 at NJ Did Not Play
Dec 23 at CAR Did Not Play
Dec 21 PHI Did Not Play
Dec 19 at PHI Did Not Play
Dec 16 WPG Did Not Play
Dec 14 STL Did Not Play
Dec 12 at NYR Did Not Play
Dec 10 NJ Did Not Play
Dec 9 at PIT Did Not Play
Dec 6 MIN Did Not Play
Dec 3 TB Did Not Play
Nov 30 at BOS Did Not Play
Nov 29 EDM Did Not Play
Nov 27 NSH Did Not Play
Nov 25 at TOR Did Not Play
Nov 22 at VAN Did Not Play
Nov 20 at CGY Did Not Play
Nov 19 at EDM Did Not Play
Nov 17 at OTT Did Not Play
Nov 15 MON Did Not Play
Nov 14 at BOS Did Not Play
Nov 12 at WAS Did Not Play
Nov 9 NYI Did Not Play
Nov 7 NYR Did Not Play
Nov 5 OTT Did Not Play
Nov 2 PIT Did Not Play
Nov 1 at PIT Did Not Play
Oct 27 ANH 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 6:20 0:00
Oct 25 TOR Did Not Play
Oct 22 NJ Did Not Play
Oct 20 VAN Did Not Play
Oct 19 at WAS Did Not Play
Oct 17 at MON 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 6:38 0:00
Oct 15 at DET 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 6:46 0:00
Oct 12 BOS Did Not Play
Oct 10 at BUF Did Not Play
Oct 5 at NYI Did Not Play
Oct 4 CGY Did Not Play

Ryan Craig: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Craig (lower body) was sent down to AHL Springfield on Friday, Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch reports.

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Craig (lower body) was present at morning skate and looks to be good to go for Friday's game against the Hurricanes.

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Craig (lower body) is questionable for Friday’s game against the Hurricanes, Shawn Mitchell of the Columbus Dispatch reports.

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Craig was recalled from AHL Springfield by the Blue Jackets on Monday.

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Craig was assigned to AHL Springfield by the Blue Jackets on Monday.

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Craig will skate on the fourth line Tuesday against the Red Wings, taking the spot of Matt Calvert (abdominal surgery), the Columbus Dispatch reports.

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Craig was recalled from AHL Springfield on Friday.

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Craig signed a two-year, two-way deal with Columbus on Friday.

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The Penguins reassigned Craig to AHL Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on Tuesday, the team's official site reports.

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The Pens recalled Craig from AHL Wilkes-Barre on Thursday morning.

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The Penguins placed Craig on waivers Tuesday afternoon, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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Craig is expected to miss his second straight day of practice Monday with a sore groin, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

There was no outlook written for Ryan Craig.

2013-14

AHL veteran Craig provides organizational depth for the Blue Jackets.

2012-13

The journeyman forward managed 11 goals and 30 points in 68 AHL games last season with the Pittsburgh organization. Craig has played in nine NHL games since the start of the 2009 season.

2011-12

Craig, a 29-year-old centerman, spent most of 2010-11 with Wilkes-Barre of the AHL, where he was named captain by his teammates. That pretty much sums up his value to the teams he plays for, where heart and grit count for more than numbers. Although Craig put up 48 points (19 G, 29 A) in 71 contests for the Baby Penguins, he's totaled just 63 points (32 G, 31 A) in 190 career NHL games -- all for the Tampa Bay Lightning. He played in parts of six games with Pittsburgh last year, recording 22 PIMs and six hits to go along with a minus-3 rating and no points. Craig signed a one-year, two-way deal with the Pens in the offseason and will once again spend the bulk of his days in the AHL, barring injury.

2010-11

Craig will have a tough time making the Pens out of camp. His upside is perhaps 15 goals as the team's No. 3 center, but a lot of things have to happen for that scenario to take place. Most likely, Craig will split time between the Pens and the AHL. It's doubtful he provides much fantasy impact other than as a mid-season waiver wire pickup.

2009-10

Craig's career has been filled with stops and starts, in large part due to injury. At 27, he's not going to get any better than we've already seen. He could get occasional time on the PP where he doesn't mind the abuse he gets down in the kitchen. But otherwise, he's a lower-line winger with value only in leagues where penalty minutes are heavily weighted.

2008-09

Craig remains a poor man's Tomas Holmstrom -- his true value lies on the power play. He's also versatile and can play every forward postion. But with Tampa's depth at forward, he won't get much of a shot for ice time at even-strength or on the PP.

2006-07

Craig, a rookie in 2005-06, had 15 goals and 13 assists in 48 games, a total that would have stretched to nearly 50 points had he played the entire season. He finished sixth on the Bolts in power-play tallies with six and was the first Lightning rookie to score 10 goals since Brad Richards did it in 2000-01. He plays his best hockey down deep in the kitchen, which means his potential could lie as a better Tomas Holmstrom-type (with more leadership potential). He will see regular time on the power play this year and has the heart to win himself a spot skating with either Richards or Vinny Lecavalier. Watch the preseason carefully and if he does win a spot on a scoring line, he will be more valuable than you think.

2005-06

Craig is your prototypical lunch-bucket kind of guy. His heart and determination outstrip his skill-set, but that won't stop him from having a long and relatively prosperous NHL career. He's destined to take over the mantle of captain from Dave Andreychuk (yes, he has that kind of leadership) and this will be the year he earns his first NHL stripes. He's the kind of guy who will be much better on ice than in a fantasy arena, but he might be a 35-40 point guy in the future. Just not this year or next.