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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)
Currently holds the longest consecutive games played streak in Penguins history (319 GP). Did not play in the Penguins contest Dec. 20 vs. FLA due to injury, snapping his franchise-record consecutive GP streak at 319. Ranks 2nd among all PIT forwards averaging 3:07 of SH TOI/G. 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. His 18-career shorthanded points (7G-11A) rank 1st among all active Penguins. 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. Recorded 1 assist in 3 preseason contests. Scored 5th goal of '13-14 season @WPG on Apr. 3, 2014 - tying his career-high as a Penguin. 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: 415GP 18G-51A-69PTS 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.
Quote of the Day

I didn't even know how to celebrate. I threw my hands up, they gave me a hug, so I guess that's all I needed.

— Sabres forward Tim Schaller on scoring his first NHL goal Sunday against the Bruins