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Canada Craig Billington
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Matthew Kopperud 4 5 4 9
2. Josh Doan 4 1 6 7
3. Nathan Smith 4 3 3 6
4. Timothy Lovell 4 1 5 6
5. Ethen Frank 2 3 2 5
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
G
Age
55
Height
5'10" / 178 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
176 lbs / 80 kg
Nation
Catches
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 1
1-time U20 WJC Silver Medal 1
1-time World Championship Silver Medal 1
Team Staff profile of Craig Billington also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1982-83 Thayer Academy USHS-Prep 23 3.41 - |
1983-84 Belleville Bulls OHL 44 4.16 - | Playoffs 1 6.00 -
1984-85 Belleville Bulls OHL 47 4.25 - | Playoffs 14 2.71 -
Canada U20 WJC-20 5 2.60 - |
1985-86 New Jersey Devils NHL 18 5.14 .840 77 405 0 4-9-1 899 |
Belleville Bulls OHL 3 3.67 .893 | Playoffs 20 3.60 -
Canada U20 WJC-20 5 2.80 - |
1986-87 New Jersey Devils NHL 22 4.82 .844 89 480 0 4-13-2 1109 |
Maine Mariners AHL 20 3.65 .873 |
1987-88 Utica Devils AHL 59 3.67 .880 |
1988-89 New Jersey Devils NHL 3 4.73 .831 11 54 0 1-1-0 140 |
Utica Devils AHL 41 3.70 .872 | Playoffs 4 4.91 -
1989-90 Utica Devils AHL 38 3.97 .870 |
1990-91 Team Canada International 34 3.15 - |
Canada WC 3 3.91 - |
1991-92 New Jersey Devils NHL 26 3.04 .892 69 568 2 13-7-1 1363 |
1992-93 New Jersey Devils NHL 42 3.67 .876 146 1032 2 21-16-4 2389 | Playoffs 2 3.83 .872 5 34 0 0-1-0 78
1993-94 Ottawa Senators NHL 63 4.59 .859 254 1547 0 11-41-4 3319 |
1994-95 Ottawa Senators NHL 9 4.06 .867 32 208 0 0-6-2 472 |
Boston Bruins NHL 8 3.05 .864 19 121 0 5-1-0 373 | Playoffs 1 2.40 .900 1 9 0 0-0-0 25
1995-96 Boston Bruins NHL 27 3.44 .867 79 515 1 10-13-3 1380 | Playoffs 1 6.00 .786 6 22 0 0-1-0 60
1996-97 Colorado Avalanche NHL 23 2.65 .909 53 531 1 11-8-2 1200 | Playoffs 1 3.00 .923 1 12 0 0-0-0 20
1997-98 Colorado Avalanche NHL 23 2.32 .923 45 543 1 8-7-4 1162 | Playoffs 1 0.00 .000 0 0 0 0-0-0 1
1998-99 Colorado Avalanche NHL 21 2.87 .894 52 440 0 11-8-1 1086 | Playoffs 1 6.68 .833 1 5 0 0-0-0 9
1999-00 Washington Capitals NHL 13 2.75 .910 28 282 2 3-6-1 611 | Playoffs 1 3.00 .833 1 5 0 0-0-0 20
2000-01 Washington Capitals NHL 12 2.45 .915 27 290 0 3-5-2 660 |
2001-02 Washington Capitals NHL 17 3.04 .878 36 259 0 4-5-3 710 |
2002-03 Washington Capitals NHL 5 4.70 .823 17 79 0 1-3-1 217 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI   POST GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
1978-79 Stoneybrook Peewee QC Int PW - - - |
1990-91 Canada Universiade - - - |
Team Canada Spengler Cup - - - |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2002-03 Colorado Avalanche NHL Goaltending Coach
2003-04 Colorado Avalanche NHL Dir. of Player Development
2004-05 Colorado Avalanche NHL Dir. of Player Development
2005-06 Colorado Avalanche NHL Dir. of Player Development
2006-07 Colorado Avalanche NHL Dir. of Player Development
2009-10 Colorado Avalanche NHL Asst. General Manager
Colorado Avalanche NHL VP. of Hockey Operations
2010-11 Colorado Avalanche NHL Asst. General Manager
Colorado Avalanche NHL VP. of Hockey Operations
2011-12 Colorado Avalanche NHL Asst. General Manager
Colorado Avalanche NHL VP. of Hockey Operations
2012-13 Colorado Avalanche NHL VP. of Hockey Operations
2013-14 Colorado Avalanche NHL Asst. General Manager
2014-15 Colorado Avalanche NHL Asst. General Manager
2015-16 Colorado Avalanche NHL Asst. General Manager
2016-17 Colorado Avalanche NHL Asst. General Manager
San Antonio Rampage AHL General Manager
2017-18 Colorado Avalanche NHL Asst. General Manager
2018-19 Colorado Avalanche NHL Asst. General Manager
2019-20 Colorado Avalanche NHL Asst. General Manager
Colorado Eagles AHL General Manager
2020-21 Colorado Avalanche NHL Asst. General Manager
Colorado Eagles AHL General Manager
2021-22 Colorado Avalanche NHL Asst. General Manager
Colorado Eagles AHL General Manager
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI | Years GP GD GAA SV% GA SV SO WLT TOI
AHL 4 158 | 1 4
International 1 34 3.15 | 0
NHL 15 332 3.63 .877 1034 7354 9 110-149-31 17090 | 7 8 4.23 .853 15 87 0 0-2-0 213
OHL 3 94 | 3 35
QC Int PW 1 - | 0
Spengler Cup 1 - | 0
Universiade 1 - | 0
USHS-Prep 1 23 3.41 | 0
WC 1 3 3.91 | 0
WJC-20 2 10 | 0
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Player Connections
Player Period Teams
Allan Stewart (F) 1985-1992 6 Maine Mariners, New Jersey Devils, Utica Devils
Claude Lemieux (F) 1984-1999 6 Canada U20, Colorado Avalanche, New Jersey Devils
Pat Conacher (F) 1985-1992 6 Maine Mariners, New Jersey Devils, Utica Devils
Chris Terreri (G) 1986-1993 5 Maine Mariners, New Jersey Devils, Utica Devils

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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1983, 4 #51 overall by Belleville Bulls in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Belleville Bulls

Cult/Star player for Thayer Academy

Career transactions
- 2003-01-07 • Announced his retirement
- 1999-07-16 • Traded to the Washington Capitals for future considerations
- 1996-09-30 • Claimed in the Waiver Draft by the Colorado Avalanche
- 1996-09-05 • Signed as a free agent by the Florida Panthers
- 1995-04-07 • Traded to the Boston Bruins for a 1995 8th round pick (Ray Schultz)
- 1993-06-20 • Traded to the Ottawa Senators with Troy Mallette & 1993 4th round pick (Cosmo Dupaul) for Peter Sidorkiewicz & future considerations (Mike Peluso, June 26, 1993)

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