| 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
200 lb (91 kg)
| NHL Team|
| Pittsburgh Penguins|
|Born|| April 26 1977,|
|NHL Draft|| 223rd overall, 1996|
|Pro Career||1999 – present|
Craig D. Adams (born April 26, 1977) is a Bruneian-born Canadian professional ice hockey player for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. Adams was born in Seria, Brunei, but was raised in Calgary, Alberta, residing and playing hockey in the community of Lake Bonavista. Adams won the Stanley Cup with both the Carolina Hurricanes and the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Playing career Edit
Adams was selected in the 9th round, 223rd overall, in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft by the Hartford Whalers where he gained the distinction of being their last ever draft pick. Adams was drafted after his freshman season at Harvard University. He suffered a season-ending shoulder injury on December 27, 1997 in a game against the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
On August 25, 2005 he signed a contract with the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim, but was traded back to the Hurricanes on October 3, a few days before the 2005–06 NHL season began. Adams was a member of the Hurricanes 2006 Stanley Cup victory.
During the 2008-09 season, Adams was claimed by the Pittsburgh Penguins off waivers from the Blackhawks on March 4, 2009. Adams found a role on the fourth line and would go on to win his second Stanley Cup championship as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins
On June 29, 2009, Adams was re-signed by the Penguins to a two-year contract.
On June 9, 2011, Adams was re-signed once again by the Penguins to another two-year contract. 
Adams attended Strathcona Tweedsmuir School in High School. His wife Anne is a daughter of Paul Cellucci, former Governor of Massachusetts and former US Ambassador to Canada. He has two children, eldest son named Rhys Argeo Adams, born in 2007, and daughter Francesca Alice Adams, born May 5, 2009 weighing in at 7 lbs, 8 oz.
Career statistics Edit
|2001–02||Lowell Lock Monsters||AHL||22||5||4||9||51||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||Lowell Lock Monsters||AHL||13||4||3||7||20||—||—||—||—||—|
- ↑ Fleury, Theo; Kirstie McLellan Day (2009). Playing With Fire. HarperCollins, 117. ISBN 978-1-55468-239-3.
- ↑ Pens claim Craig Adams off waivers from Chicago. penguins.nhl.com (2009-03-04). Retrieved on 2009-03-04.
- ↑ Penguins sign Craig Adams to two-year contract. penguins.nhl.com (2009-06-29). Retrieved on 2009-06-29.
- ↑ Pens Re-Sign Forward Craig Adams. penguins.nhl.com (2011-06-9). Retrieved on 2011-06-9.
- ↑ http://penguins.nhl.com/club/mobilenews.htm?id=496917
- ↑ It's a Great Day for Hockey - May 6. penguins.nhl.com (2009-05-06). Retrieved on 2009-05-06.
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