Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
Craig Cunningham
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POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 184
BIRTHDATE: 09/13/1990
AGE: 24
BIRTHPLACE: Trail, BC, CAN
DRAFTED: BOS: 2010-97 overall

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

2013-14: Spent most of the season in Providence/AHL with 25-22=47 totals and 40 PIM in 75 games ... Led the AHL Bruins in goals and was third overall in the scoring race ... Recalled twice to Boston, from Dec. 16-18 (0-0=0 totals in one game) and Apr. 13 (0-0=0 totals in one game) ... Played his first NHL game on Dec. 17 vs. Calgary.

2012-13: Spent the season in Providence/AHL and recorded pro career season-highs in all offensive categories with 25-21=46 totals ... Played in a team-high 75 games ... It was his second straight 20+ goal AHL season as he finished second on the team in goals and third overall in points ... Added 3-5=8 totals in 12 playoff contests.

2011-12: Played his first pro season in Providence/AHL and finished third overall in the club's scoring race while leading the team in goals with 20-16=36 totals ... Was the only player on the AHL Bruins to play in all 76 games.

JUNIORS: Played five seasons of junior hockey in the Western Hockey League with the Vancouver Giants and Portland Winterhawks with 103-161= 254 totals and 272 penalty minutes in 330 career junior games ... Won a Memorial Cup championship with the Giants in 2006-07 and his team's captain that season was Milan Lucic ... Finished sixth in the WHL scoring race in 2009-10 with career-high 37-60=97 totals ... Earned a WHL West First All-Star Team berth and was the Western Conference finalist for the WHL Player of the Year Award that season ... Began the 2010-11 season in Vancouver with 10-35=45 totals in 36 Giants games before his Dec. 28 trade to Portland where he had 17-25=42 totals in 35 Winter Hawks games and his combined 87 points ranked 12th overall in the WHL ... Added 7-14=21 totals in 21 post-season games before the Winterhawks fell to Kootenay in the WHL Finals ... Ranks second on the Giants' list of all-time games played and third all-time in career points.

TRANSACTIONS: Boston's fourth pick, 97th overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

ETC: Full name, Craig Allen Cunningham ... Nickname, Cunny ... Single.

CONTRACT STATUS: Is in year one of a one-year contract with an NHL cap figure of $600,000.

NHL FIRSTS:
Game - Dec. 17, 2013 vs. Calgary
Goal - None
Assist - None