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Craig Cameron
Craig Cameron
Right Wing
Number: 14
Height: 6' 0"
Weight: 200
Shoots: Right
Born: Jul 19, 1945
Birthplace: Edmonton, AB, Canada
Brother of Al, Craig Cameron won the Allan Cup with Edmonton in 1966, but that didn't stand him in good stead when he tried out for the NHL. He played just one game with Detroit the following year and then was traded to St. Louis at the start of 1967-68. In the Bluenote, he established himself as a reliable, fourth-line checker with not much expected of him offensively.

His time in St. Louis was divided into two. First, he played 1967-69 with the team. Then, he was traded to Pittsburgh, claimed by Los Angeles, claimed by Buffalo, and traded to the Blues in the space of a year in which he played entirely in the minors! After a second stint of a year, he was claimed by Minnesota and then by the Islanders, and it was on Long Island that his career took an upturn.

He started off as a fourth-line player, but when his checking linemates (Brian Lavender and Terry Crisp) were both traded, Cameron started to look more for goals. He found them. He had a career-high 19 in his first season with the Isles, but the production was short-lived. The drought set in, but fortunately he could fall back on his defensive abilities which likely would have gained him some Selke Trophy votes had the award been around at that time.

As it was, the New Yorkers traded him back to the North Stars for Jude Drouin, and he retired after a year in the minors.

Courtesy of the Hockey Hall of Fame

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 WSH 49 36 9 4 161 110 76
2 FLA 51 31 15 5 141 112 67
3 TBL 51 29 18 4 137 118 62
4 NYR 51 28 18 5 146 132 61
5 BOS 51 27 18 6 149 136 60
6 NYI 49 26 17 6 134 121 58
7 DET 51 25 18 8 125 130 58
8 NJD 52 26 20 6 117 118 58
9 PIT 50 25 18 7 129 128 57
10 CAR 53 24 21 8 129 141 56
11 PHI 49 23 18 8 117 128 54
12 MTL 52 24 24 4 137 141 52
13 OTT 52 23 23 6 142 164 52
14 TOR 50 19 22 9 116 134 47
15 BUF 52 21 26 5 119 137 47
16 CBJ 54 21 28 5 135 168 47

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2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
D. Larkin 50 17 18 23 35
H. Zetterberg 51 9 25 2 34
T. Tatar 50 14 16 -3 30
G. Nyquist 51 14 13 -4 27
J. Abdelkader 51 14 12 -4 26
P. Datsyuk 36 6 18 10 24
M. Green 45 3 17 -8 20
N. Kronwall 45 3 14 -10 17
D. DeKeyser 47 6 8 10 14
R. Sheahan 50 7 6 -15 13
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Mrazek 18 10 4 .931 2.06
J. Howard 7 8 4 .904 2.89