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James Craig

James Craig

Goalie
BIRTHDATE: May 31, 1957
BIRTHPLACE: North Easton, ME, United States
DRAFTED: AFM / 1977 NHL Amateur Draft
ROUND: 4th   (72nd overall)
- ECAC First All-Star Team (1979)
- NCAA East First All-American Team (1979)
- 1980 U.S. Olympic Team
- WEC-B All-Star Team (1983)
- Traded to Boston by Atlanta for Boston's 2nd round choice (Steve Konroyd) in 1980 Entry Draft and Boston's 3rd round choice (Mike Vernon) in 1981 Entry Draft, June 2, 1980.
- Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, March 2, 1983.
Quote of the Day

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5