The 31-year-old Craig was scoreless in three games with Columbus this season. He spent the 2012-13 campaign with Springfield, serving as team captain while scoring 20 goals and adding 27 assists in 75 games.
Originally selected by Tampa Bay in the eighth round with 255th overall pick of the 2002 NHL draft, Craig has appeared in 193 career NHL contests with the Blue Jackets, Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguins, totalling 32 goals and 31 assists.
This team has been a real treat to say you've been the head coach of them. I'm extremely proud of this group ... after the disappointment of (the Game 6 loss) is digested, it's always a lot easier as a coach when your team has emptied its tank, and that team emptied its tank for me for three months.
— Senators coach Dave Cameron after getting eliminated in the first round by the Canadiens