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Craig Adams

Craig Adams  #27

Right Wing
NUMBER: 27 BIRTHDATE: April 26, 1977
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). 2015 POSTSEASON: Is looking to make his 2015 postseason debut. 2014-15 REGULAR SEASON: Had been plus or even in 59 of 70 games played. His 183 hits ranked 2nd on the Penguins. Ranked 2nd among all PIT forwards averaging 2:33 of SH TOI/G. 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. 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. 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: 453GP 18G-53A-71PTS PPG: 3 SHG: 7 Postseason Career Info: POSTSEASON NUMBERS w/PIT: 77GP 7G-5A-12PTS
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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It's very special, obviously; there is draft day and then there's the day that you sign your first deal. It's been a crazy couple of weeks and I'm very honored to be able to do that."

— Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid on signing his first professional contract