Craig Adams RW PIT 8 months ago

Adams recorded an assist and 10 PIM in Tuesday's loss to the Capitals.Adams still offers production in the hits column (148 on the season), but his lack of scoring will forever inhibit his fantasy value. He's collected one goal and five assists over 52 games while occupying a fourth-line role.

Craig Adams RW PIT 9 months ago

Adams dished out four hits in 11:28 TOI on Friday against the Lightning.

The 37-year-old sported a face guard after skirmishing with Evgeni Malkin during Friday's gameday skate -- he took a high stick to his lip. The two forwards even played together during their final three shifts. Not surprisingly, Adams failed to score on a Malkin setup. He now has one goal, four points and 74 hits in 33 contests.

Craig Adams RW PIT 9 months ago

Adams (undisclosed) was activated from IR on Wednesday, signaling he'll be available for the Penguins' game later in the evening versus the Hurricanes.

He'll be one of the three players making their return to action, as Beau Bennett (knee) and Christian Ehrhoff (lower body) were also activated Wednesday. Adams doesn't have as much fantasy utility as either of those players, but his toughness on the fourth line makes him a valuable cog in real-life terms.

Craig Adams RW PIT 9 months ago

Adams (undisclosed) skated with teammates Tuesday.

Adams was one of several injured Penguins to take to the ice Tuesday, with coach Mike Johnston stating afterwards that the veteran forward hadn't been ruled out as a lineup option for Wednesday's tilt with the Hurricanes. More information on that front should become available when the Penguins conduct their gameday skate Wednesday morning.

Craig Adams RW PIT 9 months ago

Adams (undisclosed) was on the ice prior to Saturday's morning session, Dave Molinari of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Adams didn't stick around to take part in any line work, and thus isn't expected to play during the evening's match with the Capitals. Still, Adams' mere presence on the ice is a positive development for the team's banged-up forward corps. He could in line to practice with the Penguins over the next few days.

Craig Adams RW PIT 10 months ago

Adams (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve by the Penguins on Monday, Craig Adams of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

Adams missed Saturday's contest due to the injury, and the Penguins decided to place him on injured reserve. The move was likely made to open up a roster spot with three players being sent back to Pittsburgh to get tested for the mumps. Adams will be eligible to return for the team's game Saturday against the Capitals.

Craig Adams RW PIT 10 months ago

Adams will miss Saturday's game against the Panthers with an undisclosed injury, Seth Rorabaugh of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

The injury will result in Adams' streak of consecutive games played end at an incredible 319. The fourth-liner doesn't offer much in the form of offense, but his contributions as a hitter and penalty-killer make him a valued member of the Penguins. Andrew Ebbett will attempt to fill his skates Saturday.

Craig Adams RW PIT 1 year ago

Craig Adams scored a shorthanded goal in Pittsburgh's 4-3 overtime loss on Wednesday.

Adams' goal gave the Penguins a 1-0 lead. Pittsburgh would quickly follow that up with two more markers to establish a 3-0 edge, but they obviously coughed that lead up. Adams has seven goals and 11 points in 97 career playoff games.

Craig Adams RW PIT 2 years ago

Craig Adams played in his 345th game as a member of the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Adams tied Robert Lang for the most games played by a Penguin who was taken off waivers. Adams has three goals and five points in 44 games this season. He is the all-time leading NHL scorer for anyone born in the country of Brunei with 52 goals and 147 points and would be cinch to make the Brunei Olympic hockey team if they ever got one.

Craig Adams RW PIT 2 years ago

Craig Adams participated in his 800th career game on Thursday.

"I forgot," Adams said. "It's good. I think it's something to be proud of. It takes a long time. I guess it shows that I'm pretty old." He scored his 50th career goal in Pittsburgh's 3-0 victory.