Craig Adams RW PIT 6 Months

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 10 Months

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 Oct 04 '13

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.

Craig Adams RW PIT Jul 05 '13

Craig Adams has inked a two-year/$1.4 million deal with Pittsburgh.

Adams had nine points and 28 penalty minutes in 48 games last season. He'll continue to serve as a bottom-six forward.

Craig Adams RW PIT Jul 04 '13

The Pittsburgh Penguins haven't presented Craig Adams with an offer yet, according to his agent, Neil Sheehy.

"They said they're still interested in getting him signed, but nothing is definitive," Sheehy said. Previous reports suggested that the two sides are close to an agreement. Adams had nine points and 107 hits in 48 games last season. He's eligible to become an unrestricted free agent on Friday.

Craig Adams RW PIT Jul 02 '13

According to sources close to the negotiation, the Pittsburgh Penguins are close to re-signing 36-year-old Craig Adams.

Adams made a measly $675,000 last season, and is apparently seeking a raise, albeit likely a small one. The winger recorded nine points and 107 hits in 48 games during the 2013 regular season.

Craig Adams RW PIT Jun 29 '13

The Pittsburgh Penguins have interest in re-signing Craig Adams.

Adams had nine points, 28 penalty minutes, and 107 hits in 48 games in 2013. If the Penguins can agree to terms with him, Adams would serve as a bottom-six forward and help the team kill penalties.

Craig Adams RW PIT May 14 '13

The Penguins know that it will be a major test for them to contain Erik Karlsson.

Karlsson has a goal and five assists in five games during the playoffs. "I don't think he changes your game plan," Craig Adams said. "It just makes things more difficult when he's out there. His biggest asset is his skating. He carries the puck up the ice, but you can't always count on him playing at the point. He's just so mobile. He's got that ability to jump into the play and the speed to get back."

Craig Adams RW PIT May 03 '13

Through all the deadline deals the Penguins have made over the past few years, Craig Adams has remained a vital player.

He's a fourth-liner, but a key one at that. It's notable that as general manager Ray Shero has made moves to bolster the team's playoff runs, Adams has stuck in the lineup and been an important penalty killer, too. "I try to finish my checks," Adams said. "I block shots. I try to kill penalties well. I try to win faceoffs. That's something I'm really trying to get better at. I have a little bit of experience ... "

Craig Adams RW PIT Mar 23 '13

Craig Adams said he's feeling fine after taking a punch from the Islanders' Matt Martin during a fight.

Adams dropped the gloves with Martin in the first period and left the game for a brief time. He ended up playing 11:58 and also recorded an assist. "Just procedural stuff," Adams said. "I'm OK."