Craig MacTavish

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    6'1" / 185 cm
  • Weight
    194 lbs / 88 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Status
    Retired

Team Staff profile of Craig MacTavish also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1977-78 UMass-Lowell NCAA II 24 26 19 45 - |
1978-79 UMass-Lowell NCAA II 31 36 52 88 - |
1979-80 Boston Bruins NHL 46 11 17 28 8 16 | Playoffs 10 2 3 5 7
Binghamton Dusters AHL 34 17 15 32 29 |
1980-81 Boston Bruins NHL 24 3 5 8 13 -1 |
Springfield Indians AHL 53 19 24 43 81 | Playoffs 7 5 4 9 8
1981-82 Boston Bruins NHL 2 0 1 1 0 0 |
Erie Blades AHL 72 23 32 55 37 |
1982-83 Boston Bruins NHL 75 10 20 30 18 15 | Playoffs 17 3 1 4 18
1983-84 Boston Bruins NHL 70 20 23 43 35 9 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0
1984-85 Did not play |
1985-86 Edmonton Oilers NHL 74 23 24 47 70 17 | Playoffs 10 4 4 8 11
1986-87 Edmonton Oilers NHL 79 20 19 39 55 9 | Playoffs 21 1 9 10 16
1987-88 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80 15 17 32 47 -3 | Playoffs 19 0 1 1 31 0
1988-89 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80 21 31 52 55 10 | Playoffs 7 0 1 1 8 1
1989-90 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80 21 22 43 89 13 | Playoffs 22 2 6 8 29 6
1990-91 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL 80 17 15 32 76 -1 | Playoffs 18 3 3 6 20 -3
1991-92 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL 80 12 18 30 98 -1 | Playoffs 16 3 0 3 28 4
1992-93 Edmonton Oilers “C” NHL 82 10 20 30 110 -16 |
1993-94 Edmonton Oilers “C” NHL 66 16 10 26 80 -20 |
New York Rangers NHL 12 4 2 6 11 6 | Playoffs 23 1 4 5 22 0
1994-95 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 45 3 9 12 23 2 | Playoffs 15 1 4 5 20 -3
1995-96 Philadelphia Flyers “A” NHL 55 5 8 13 62 -3 |
St. Louis Blues NHL 13 0 1 1 8 -6 | Playoffs 13 0 2 2 6 0
1996-97 St. Louis Blues NHL 50 2 5 7 33 -12 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 2 -1
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
1997-98 New York Rangers NHL Asst. Coach
1998-99 New York Rangers NHL Asst. Coach
1999-00 Edmonton Oilers NHL Asst. Coach
2000-01 Edmonton Oilers NHL Head Coach
2001-02 Edmonton Oilers NHL Head Coach
2002-03 Edmonton Oilers NHL Head Coach
2003-04 Edmonton Oilers NHL Head Coach
2004-05 Edmonton Oilers NHL Head Coach
Canada WC Asst. Coach
Team Canada Loto Cup Asst. Coach
2005-06 Edmonton Oilers NHL Head Coach Stanley Cup Runner-Up
2006-07 Edmonton Oilers NHL Head Coach
2007-08 Edmonton Oilers NHL Head Coach
Canada WC Asst. Coach
2008-09 Edmonton Oilers NHL Head Coach
2009-10 Canada WC Head Coach
2011-12 Chicago Wolves AHL Head Coach
2012-13 Edmonton Oilers NHL Sr. VP of Hockey Operations
2013-14 Edmonton Oilers NHL General Manager
2014-15 Edmonton Oilers NHL GM/Head Coach Replaced Dallas Eakins as Head Coach midseason
Replaced by Peter Chiarelli as General Manager
2015-16 Edmonton Oilers NHL Sr. VP of Hockey Operations
2016-17 Edmonton Oilers NHL Sr. VP of Hockey Operations
2017-18 Edmonton Oilers NHL Sr. VP of Hockey Operations
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 159 59 71 130 0.82 147 0 | 7 5 4 9 1.29 8 0
NCAA II 55 62 71 133 2.42 0 0 |
NHL 1093 213 267 480 0.44 891 34 | 193 20 38 58 0.30 218 4
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Player Biography and Trivia

Cult/Star player for Edmonton Oilers

Cult/Star player for UMass-Lowell

Career transactions
- 1996-03-15 • Traded to the St. Louis Blues for Dale Hawerchuk
- 1994-03-21 • Traded to the New York Rangers for Todd Marchant
- 1985-02-01 • Signed as a free agent by the Edmonton Oilers

Craig MacTavish was the last player in the NHL not to wear a helmet.