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Ryan Craig
Ryan Craig
Center
Number: 34
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 213
Shoots: Left
Born: Jan 6, 1982  (Age 32)
Birthplace: Abbotsford, BC, Canada
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Drafted: TBL / 2002 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 8th (255th overall)
2006-07 SEASON
Played in his 100th career game 2/17 at FLA … Had a 4-game point streak snapped 2/6 vs. LAK … Scored his 2nd GWG of the season and landed 8 hits 2/1 at CAR … Recorded his 2nd multi-point game of the season with a goal and an assist 12/16 vs. CAR … Tied a career high with 3 points (2-1-3) and 2 goals 11/22 at FLA … Scored a goal for the 2nd consecutive game, tying his career high, and played in his 50th career game 10/7 vs. BOS … Recorded his 2nd career multi-goal game with 2 goals, 1 on the power play, and had 3 shots on goal 10/5 at ATL.

2007 PLAYOFFS
Played in all 6 game of the ECQF vs. NJ … Logged 11:59 of ice time and landed 3 hits in Game 3 … Played 9:29 and had 2 hits in Game 2.

CAREER NOTES
2005-06: Scored his 15th goal of the season to tie Rob Zamuner (1992-93) and Daymond Langkow (1996-97) for 2nd most by a Lightning rookie 4/6 vs. ATL  ... Had a career-long 5-game point streak from 3/17-3/25/06 (4-4-8) ... Registered 3 consecutive multi-point games 3/17-3/20/06 (3-3-6) ... Scored 2 goals, his 11th and 12th of the season, for his 1st career multi-goal game 3/17 vs. PHI ... Scored his 10th goal of the season to become the 1st Lightning rookie to net 10 goals since Brad Richards in 2000-01 (21) 2/28 vs. FLA ... Scored his 4th goal of the season and added 2 assists for his 1st career 3-point game 1/20 at DAL ... Recorded his 1st career NHL assist 1/5 at BUF ... Scored his 1st career NHL goal in his 1st  NHL game and logged almost 10 minutes (9:52) of ice time 12/17 vs. DET ... At the time of his recall, was tied for the Springfield team lead in goals with 12 ... Had 12 goals and 10 assists in 28 games with Springfield ... 5 of his goals came with the man advantage … 2006 Playoffs: Played in all five post-season games vs. OTT and registered 10 PIM and 6 shots on goal … Had two shots on goal each in Game 1 and Game 2 at OTT … Recorded a personal playoff high of ice time with 16:00 in Game 1 at OTT … 2004-05: Appeared in all 80 games for Springfield and led the team in goals with 27, points with 41, power play goals with 12 and game-winning goals with five … Set career highs at the AHL level in games played, goals, assists, points and PIM (50).  2003-04: Made his pro debut with Pensacola of the ECHL before being recalled to Hershey (AHL) on 10/31 to finish the season … Scored 3 goals with 5 assists in 5 games with the Ice Pilots … Played 61 games with Hershey scoring 4 goals and recording 8 assists with 12 penalty minutes … Signed by the Lightning on 7/10/03.

JUNIOR CAREER
Came back from off-season knee surgery to complete his 5th full season with Brandon of the WHL as an overage player in 2002-03 … Honored as the Canadian Hockey League’s Humanitarian of the Year for the 2002-03 season and served as the captain of the WHL’s Eastern All-Star Team in the 2002-03 Hershey Cup … Named to WHL East First All-Star Team … Served as Brandon team captain 2 seasons … Tied for team lead in scoring with 74 points in 60 games in 2002-03 … In 2002-03 ranked 6th in the WHL in goals, 1st in GWG (11), and tied for 8th in PPG (17) … Set career highs in goals, points and PIM (69) … 2nd on team with 13 points in 17 playoff games … 2nd on team in scoring with 64 points in 52 games in 2001-02 … Named team MVP following 2001-02 season … Led team in scoring with 71 points in 2000-01 … Made WHL debut by appearing in 1 game with Brandon in 1997-98 as a 16-year-old.

FIRSTS
GAME:    12/17/05 vs. DET
GOAL:    12/17/05 vs. DET (Osgood)
ASSIST:    1/5/06 @ BUF

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Goals
Game:    2 (3 times, last – 11/22/06 at FLA)
Season:    15 (2005-06)
Multi-Goal Games:        3
    In 2006-07:    2 (last – 11/22/06 at FLA)
Hat Tricks:    0
Streak:    2 (5 times, last – 10/5-10/7/06, 3g)
    In 2006-07:    2 (10/5-10/7/06, 3g)

Assists
Game:    2 (twice, last – 3/19/06 vs. NYI)
Season:    13 (2005-06, 2006-07)
Streak:    2 (4 times, last – 2/3-2/6/07, 2a)
    In 2006-07:    2 (3 times, last - 2/3-2/6/07, 2a)

Points
Game:    3 (2 times, last – 11/2/06 at FLA, 2g-1a)
Season:    28 (2005-06)
Multi-Point Games:    10
    In 2006-07:    4 (last – 1/7/07 at PIT, 1g-1a)
Streak:    5    (3/17-3/25/06, 4g, 4a)
    In 2006-07:    4 (1/30-2/6/07, 1g-3a)

Games Played Streak:    65 (11/8-4/3/07)
Most PIM in a Game:    7 (2 times, last – 11/22/06 at FLA)
Most Shots in a Game:    6 (11/28 vs. WSH)