Sign in with your NHL account:
  • Submit
  • Or
  • Sign in with Google
Image Map
 
  • RSS
Craig Rivet
Craig Rivet
Defenseman
(REE-vay)
Number: 52
Height: 6' 2"
Weight: 207
Shoots: Right
Born: Sep 13, 1974
Birthplace: North Bay, ON, Canada
Acquired: Acquired on Feb. 25, 2007 along with a fifth round selection in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for defenseman Josh Gorges and a first round selection in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Drafted: MTL / 1992 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (68th overall)
2006-07: Seven goals fell one shy of his career high (eight 2001-02) had his third-most productive season offensively with 24 points. Posted a plus-8 in just 17 games with the Sharks, making him a plus player for the first time since 2002-03 in Montreal. Two assist (0-2=2) performance earned him the No. 3 star of the game vs. Los Angeles on April 1. Third on the team in blocked shots (118) with San Jose and Montreal. Played in his 600th NHL game on Oct. 6, 2006, at Buffalo. Assisted on Thornton's GW goal on March 16 vs. Columbus. Recorded his first assist as a Shark on March 11 vs. Edmonton. Scored his first goal as a Shark in his first game for San Jose on March 2 at Anaheim. Playoffs: Among League defensemen, T-8th in goals and T-16th in points. posted at least one point in the first three games on the WCQF series (2-2=) against Nashville. Scored goals in back-to back games (2-1=3) for the first time in his postseason career in WCQF on April 11 and April 13 at Nashville. Picked up a goal and assist in first post season game with San Jose, WCQF Game 1 at Nashville on April 11.

2005-06: One of two Canadiens players (with Mathieu Dandenault) to play in all 82 games Established career highs in assists (27), points (34), power play goals (5) and shots on goal (122) Ranked 1st among Canadiens' players in blocked shots (135) and 5th in hits (107) Had five two-point games (11/01/05 vs FLO; 01/07/06 vs OTT; 01/21/06 @ VAN; 01/25/06 @ PHI; 03/06/06 @ PHI) Between January 7 and March 13 (span of 25 games) posted a plus/minus rating even or better than 0 in 21 games (+5), including a streak of eight games (from January 7 through January 25) and another streak of seven games (from March 2 through March 13) Scored the winning goal in 1-0 victory over the New York Rangers, on March 11 Ranked 1st among Canadiens' players with nine assists in January Scored three goals and totaled 34 shots on goal, team high among defensemen in November Had 19 shots on goal in six games (from November 8 through November 19) including eight against the Florida Panthers, on November 15... Collected one assist in each of the first two playoff games against the Carolina Hurricanes 2003-04: Scored the OT GWG on February 26 vs Boston His playing streak came to an end on February 3 vs Pittsburgh after 219 consecutive games; he missed the next 2 games due to a foot injury +4 rating on January 13 vs St. Louis (1-0-1) 3-game point scoring streak (1-2-3) from November 18 to 22 Collected an assist on Michael Ryder's first career goal on October 11 vs Toronto (0-1-1) 2002-03: One of 3 Canadiens' players to play in all 82 games; a feat he achieved for the second straight season First career 2-goal game on February 27 vs Minnesota 2001-02: Set career highs in games played, goals, assists and points (8-17-25) One of only 3 Canadiens to have played in all 82 games 5 of his 17 assists were registered on game-winning goals 2000-01: Missed a total of 55 games this season due to a shoulder injury 1999-00: Was plus or even in 49 of his 61 games First career multi-point game January 29 vs Philadelphia (1-1-2) Scored the OT winning goal November 23 at San Jose, his first goal of the season, his first career overtime goal and his first winning goal in the NHL 1998-99: 3-game assist scoring streak (0-3-3) from December 18-21 1997-1998: Was plus or even in 46 of his 61 games 1996-97: Led the Fredericton Canadiens defensemen in penalty minutes (99), 3rd in scoring (3-12-15) 1995-96: Led all Fredericton defensemen in goals (5), 2nd in scoring (5-18-23) 1994-95 : Ranked 2nd amongst Fredericton defensemen in points (5-27-32) 1991-1994: Played 3 seasons with the OHL Kingston Frontenacs, totaling 164 points in 191 games 1992-93: Recorded 12 points (5-7-12) in 16 playoff games with Kingston.

INTERNATIONAL :
World Hockey Championships : 2003 (gold)

FIRSTS (NHL)
1st game: 04/15/95 vs BOS
1st goal: 03/25/96 vs NYI (Fichaud)
1st point: 04/19/95 vs OTT

ONE GAME
Most goals: 2 - 02/27/03 vs MIN
Most assists: 2 - (5x) last: 03/06/06 @ PHI
Most points: 2 - (8x) last: 03/06/06 @ PHI (0-2-2)

STREAKS
Goals: 2 - 10/08/05 - 10/10/05
Assists: 3 - 12/18/98 - 12/21/98
Points: 4 - 01/07/06 - 01/16/06 (1-4-5)

MILESTONES (NHL)
100th game: 02/28/98 @ TOR
200th game: 12/04/99 @ PHI
300th game: 12/05/01 vs NJ
400th game: 01/15/03 @ ATL
500th game: 02/26/04 @ BOS
100th point : 02/01/04 vs CHI
100th assist: 03/18/06 vs PIT

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 48 32 10 6 143 124 70
2 NSH 46 31 10 5 141 107 67
3 STL 46 29 13 4 148 111 62
4 CHI 48 30 16 2 151 112 62
5 WPG 49 26 15 8 138 122 60
6 SJS 48 25 17 6 131 132 56
7 VAN 46 26 17 3 124 118 55
8 CGY 48 26 19 3 140 126 55
9 LAK 48 21 15 12 133 129 54
10 COL 49 20 18 11 128 141 51
11 DAL 47 21 19 7 146 154 49
12 MIN 47 21 20 6 130 138 48
13 ARI 47 16 25 6 108 160 38
14 EDM 48 12 27 9 110 160 33

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 48 24 18 10 42
L. Couture 48 18 24 2 42
J. Thornton 44 10 27 0 37
B. Burns 48 11 24 -6 35
P. Marleau 48 9 24 -10 33
T. Wingels 47 11 14 -2 25
J. Braun 47 1 18 4 19
T. Hertl 48 8 9 -2 17
M. Vlasic 47 6 10 13 16
J. Sheppard 42 4 9 -2 13
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Niemi 19 11 5 .912 2.57
A. Stalock 5 5 1 .905 2.65
Image Map