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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). Has been plus or even in 38 of 42 games played. His 53 hits since Dec. 31 ranks 1st on PIT. Ranks 1st among all PIT forwards averaging 2:51 of SH TOI/G. Recorded a season-high 7 hits Jan 10 at MTL and Dec. 31 vs. CAR. 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: 424GP 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 mean, hockey had to change the rules because of Marty, and that's impressive. I got two Stanley Cup rings because of the guy. Look at the banners of [Scott Niedermayer, Scott Stevens and Ken Daneyko] and Marty is right up there when you think about the New Jersey Devils; he was part of the core group and he'll go down as one of the greatest goalies ever.

— New Jersey Devils center Scott Gomez on former teammate Martin Brodeur, who will announce his retirement Thursday