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Craig Adams  #27

Pittsburgh Penguins  Right Wing
NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: April 26, 1977  (AGE 37)
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Seria, Brunei Darussalam
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: HFD / 1996 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 9th   (223rd overall)
Holds the longest consecutive games played streak in Penguins history (319 GP). Has been plus or even in 55 of 65 games played. His 176 hits are 2nd on the Penguins. Ranks 2nd among all PIT forwards averaging 2:37 of SH TOI/G. Tied a career high with 8 hits Jan. 30 at NJ. Did not play in the Penguins contest Dec. 20 vs. FLA due to injury, snapping his franchise-record consecutive GP streak at 319. His 18 career shorthanded points (7G-11A) rank 1st among all active Penguins. Recorded his 100th career assist Nov. 24 at BOS. Appeared in his 900th NHL game Nov. 22 at NYI. Became just the 12th player drafted in 1996, and the 6th selected in the 2nd round or later, to play 900 games. Scored his 1st goal of the season Oct. 28 vs. NJ - his 2nd GWG w/PGH and his first since 1/25/11 vs. NYI. Career Info: HIGHS: G: 2 A: 2 P: 3 SHOOTOUT NUMBERS w/PGH: 0 G, 0 Att, 0.0 Pct REGULAR-SEASON NUMBERS WITH PITTSBURGH: 448GP 18G-53A-71PTS PPG: 0 SHG: 3
Rights transferred to Carolina after Hartford franchise relocated, June 25, 1997. Missed majority of 1997-98 due to shoulder injury vs. University of Wisconsin (WCHA), December 27, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Milano, (Italy), July 28, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, August 25, 2005. Traded to Carolina by Anaheim for Bruno St. Jacques, October 3, 2005. Traded to Chicago by Carolina for future considerations, January 17, 2008. Claimed on waivers by Pittsburgh from Chicago, March 4, 2009.
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He scores 50 goals, they go in, they go in, and they go in. And I think, 'Why can't I do that?'

— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on teammate Alex Ovechkin, who scored his 50th goal of the season Tuesday in a 4-2 win vs. the Hurricanes
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