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Ryan Craig  #12

NUMBER: 12 BIRTHDATE: January 6, 1982  (AGE 32)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Abbotsford, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 213 DRAFTED: TBL / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 8th   (255th overall)

Career: Currently serves as team captain for Springfield Falcons (AHL)... Served as Wilkes-Barre/Scranton captain from 2010-12... Has recorded 122G-138A-260P in 473 career AHL appearances with Springfield, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Norfolk and Hershey... Won AHL Penguins’ IOA/American Specialty Man of the Year in 2010-2011... Served as Norfolk captain in second half of 2009-2010; led team in goals (23) and points (45)... Tallied NHL career highs of 15 goals, 13 assists and 28 points in 48 games with TBL in 2005-06... Scored goal in his NHL debut with TBL on 12/17/05 vs. DET (opposing goalie: Chris Osgood).

2013-14: Has tallied 6G-6A-12P and a +6 rating in 22 GP with Springfield.

2012-13: Recorded 20G-27A-47P in 75 games played with Springfield... Tallied 2G-2A-4P in 8 Calder Cup Playoffs appearances... Scored 100th career AHL goal on Nov. 30 at Manchester.

Personal: Favorite players growing up were Joe Sakic and Steve Yzerman... Favorite MLB team: Red Sox... Favorite TV show: Modern Family.

WHL East First All-Star Team (2003) Canadian Major Junior Humanitarian Player of the Year (2003) Missed majority of 2007-08 due to back and knee injuries. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 2, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Springfield (AHL), July 19, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, July 6, 2013.
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My job was to get that puck and put it on net, and his job was not letting me do it. I got the best of that, but that game's over and to be honest I already forgot about it.

— Canadiens forward Alex Galchenyuk on his late game-tying goal in Montreal's 2-1 OT win
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