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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 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Pavelski 82 41 38 23 79
J. Thornton 82 11 65 20 76
P. Marleau 82 33 37 0 70
L. Couture 65 23 31 21 54
B. Burns 69 22 26 26 48
T. Wingels 77 16 22 11 38
D. Boyle 75 12 24 -8 36
J. Demers 75 5 29 14 34
T. Hertl 37 15 10 11 25
M. Nieto 66 10 14 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
A. Stalock 12 5 2 .932 1.87
A. Niemi 39 17 7 .913 2.39
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