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.
Obviously a lot happened in a short period of time. At the end of the day, considering everything I went through, I really felt close to my teammates and I really feel like what we accomplished, I know we didn't win it all. ... I'm really proud of how we got there and what we did once we got there.
— Rangers forward Martin St. Louis to Jim Cerny of BlueshirtsUnited.com