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Adam Creighton
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Born June 2, 1965 (1965-06-02) (age 54)
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb)
Position Centre
Shoots Left
Played for Buffalo Sabres
Chicago Blackhawks
New York Islanders
Tampa Bay Lightning
St. Louis Blues
National team Flag of Canada.svg Canada
NHL Draft 11th overall, 1983
Buffalo Sabres
Playing career 1984–1999

Adam Creighton (born on June 2, 1965) is a retired professional ice hockey player who played 708 career National Hockey League (NHL) games after winning the Memorial Cup in 1984 as a member of the Ottawa 67's.

Playing CareerEdit

Adam was drafted 11th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1983 NHL Entry Draft.

On December 26, 1988, he was traded to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for Rick Vaive.

On October 25, 1991, Adam was traded to the New York Islanders along with Steve Thomas in exchange for Brent Sutter and Brad Lauer.

On October 4, 1992, he was claimed by the Tampa Bay Lightning in the waiver draft. On October 6, 1994, Adam was traded to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for Tom Tilley.

On October 9, 1996, Adam was signed again to the Chicago Blackhawks as a free agent. In 1996-97, he played in the IHL for the Indianapolis Ice.

Adam played in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga in Germany for the Augsburger Panther team in the 1997-98 season and the 1998-99 season. He retired in 1999.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1981–82 Ottawa 67's OHL 60 15 27 42 73 17 7 1 8 40
1982–83 Ottawa 67's OHL 68 44 46 90 88 9 0 2 2 12
1983–84 Ottawa 67's OHL 56 42 49 91 79 13 16 11 27 28
1983–84 Buffalo Sabres NHL 7 2 2 4 4
1984–85 Ottawa 67's OHL 10 4 14 18 23 5 6 2 8 11
1984–85 Buffalo Sabres NHL 30 2 8 10 33
1984–85 Rochester Americans AHL 6 5 3 8 2 5 2 1 3 20
1985–86 Rochester Americans AHL 32 17 21 38 27
1985–86 Buffalo Sabres NHL 19 1 1 2 2
1986–87 Buffalo Sabres NHL 56 18 22 40 26
1987–88 Buffalo Sabres NHL 36 10 17 27 87
1988–89 Buffalo Sabres NHL 24 7 10 17 44
1988–89 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 43 15 14 29 92 15 5 6 11 44
1989–90 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 80 34 36 70 224 20 3 6 9 59
1990–91 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 72 22 29 51 135 6 0 1 1 10
1991–92 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 11 6 6 12 16
1991–92 New York Islanders NHL 66 15 9 24 102
1992–93 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 83 19 20 39 110
1993–94 Tampa Bay Lightning NHL 53 10 10 20 37
1994–95 St. Louis Blues NHL 48 14 20 34 74 7 2 0 2 16
1995–96 St. Louis Blues NHL 61 11 10 21 78 13 1 1 2 8
1996–97 Indianapolis Ice IHL 6 1 7 8 11
1996–97 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 19 1 2 3 13
1997–98 Augsburger Panther DEL 22 10 9 19 45
1998–99 Augsburger Panther DEL 10 0 2 2 30
NHL totals 708 187 216 403 1077 61 11 14 25 137

International PlayEdit

Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Canada.svg Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Gold 1985 Helsinki

Adam participated in the 1985 World Junior Ice Hockey Championship in Helsinki where he won Gold.

Post-Playing CareerEdit

Now retired as a player, Adam serves as a scout for the Boston Bruins organization.

Personal LifeEdit

Adam was raised in Welland, Ontario, Canada.

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