Craig Simpson a.k.a. "Craig Andrew Simpson"

Player Facts
  • Position
    LW
  • Height
    6'2" / 188 cm
  • Weight
    194 lbs / 88 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Status
    Retired

Son: Dillon Simpson
Brother: Dave Simpson
Sister: Christine Simpson (Wikipedia link)

Team Staff profile of Craig Simpson also available

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1981-82 London Diamonds WOHL 41 23 22 45 36 |
1982-83 London Diamonds WOHL 42 47 64 111 68 |
1983-84 Michigan State Univ. NCAA 43 14 43 57 38 |
1984-85 Michigan State Univ. NCAA 42 31 53 84 33 |
1985-86 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 76 11 17 28 49 1 |
1986-87 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 72 26 25 51 57 11 |
1987-88 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 21 13 13 26 34 5 |
Edmonton Oilers NHL 59 43 21 64 43 15 | Playoffs 19 13 6 19 26 4
1988-89 Edmonton Oilers NHL 66 35 41 76 80 -3 | Playoffs 7 2 0 2 10 -3
1989-90 Edmonton Oilers NHL 80 29 32 61 180 -2 | Playoffs 22 16 15 31 8 11
1990-91 Edmonton Oilers NHL 75 30 27 57 66 -8 | Playoffs 18 5 11 16 12 1
1991-92 Edmonton Oilers NHL 79 24 37 61 80 8 | Playoffs 1 0 0 0 0 0
1992-93 Edmonton Oilers “A” NHL 60 24 22 46 36 -14 |
1993-94 Buffalo Sabres NHL 22 8 8 16 8 -3 |
1994-95 Buffalo Sabres NHL 24 4 7 11 26 -5 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2003-04 Edmonton Oilers NHL Asst. Coach
2005-06 Edmonton Oilers NHL Asst. Coach
2006-07 Edmonton Oilers NHL Asst. Coach
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
NCAA 85 45 96 141 1.66 71 0 |
NHL 634 247 250 497 0.78 659 5 | 67 36 32 68 1.01 56 13
WOHL 83 70 86 156 1.88 104 0 |
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1984, 14 #201 overall by London Knights in the OHL Priority Selection

Cult/Star player for Edmonton Oilers

CAREER TRANSACTIONS
- 1993-09-01 • Traded to the Buffalo Sabres for Jozef Cierny and a 1994 4th rounder (Jussi Tarvainen)
- 1987-11-24 • Traded to the Edmonton Oilers w/ Dave Hannan, Moe Mantha and Chris Joseph for Paul Coffey, Dave Hunter and Wayne Van Dorp

Post a comment/trivia/testimonial in English
Log in or go premium to post and read comments