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Left winger Craig Fisher was born June 30, 1970 in Oshawa, Ontario. The Flyers drafted the 6-foot-3 Oshawa Legionaires product in the third round (56th overall) of the 1988 NHL Draft shortly before he matriculated into Miami University of Ohio and played two seasons.

Fisher, who compiled 37 goals and 66 points in 39 games as a sophomore, turned pro at the end of the 1989-90 season and suited up in a pair of late season NHL games for the Flyers.

The next season as an American Hockey League rookie with the Hershey Bears, Fisher became an immediate AHL impact player as he racked up 43 goals and 79 points in 77 games as well as five goals and eight points in seven Calder Cup playoff tilts.

On May 30, 1991, the Flyers traded Fisher to the LA Kings as part of the front end of a blockbuster three-way trade with the Edmonton Oilers and LA Kings that ultimately netted Steve Duchesne, Corey Foster, Dave Brown and Steve Kasper for the Flyers.

Fisher later resurfaced in the NHL with the Winnipeg Jets for four games in 1993-94 and Florida Panthers for four games in 1996-97. He did not record a point in his 12 total NHL games, and took one minor penalty.

However, Fisher remained an offensive star at the minor league level. As a member of the International Hockey League's Orlando Solar Bears in 1995-96, Fisher compiled pro career highs with 74 goals and 131 points in 82 regular season games and then scored 10 more goals and 17 points in 14 playoff games.

Following his retirement in 2000, Fisher later became a coach at the minor hockey and junior A level