37 Darien Craighead
37 - Darien Craighead
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Surrey, B.C.
Position: F
Previous Team: Chilliwack (BCHL)
gp 36
p 20
g 10
a 10
pim 33
+/- -7

2018-19 (Junior): Played in 36 games for the Wildcats … Opened the season on a two-game goal and point-streak at Michigan State (2-1-3) … Tallied 10 goals and 10 assists for 20 points … Tied for third on the team in points scored (20) and second in goals (10) … Posted a season-long point-streak of three games March 2-9 (1-2-3) … Had three multi-point games as a junior … Scored the game-winning goal against Alaska to propel the Wildcats to the WCHA semifinals (March 9).

2017-18 (Sophomore): Saw action in 42 games this season, missing just one due to injury...Craighead set a career high with 17 goals and 34 points during his sophomore campaign...Finished the year with the third-most goals on the team and the fourth most points... He scored his first goal of the season on October 14 at Ferris State in what was also a game-winner...Earned his first career hat trick on December 16 versus Ferris State, tying the record for most goals scored inside of the Berry Events Center...Craighead also scored a pair of goals two more times during the season on December 9 at Bemidji State and January 19 versus Lake Superior State...He was arguably the most clutch-performer in the NCAA after leading the country outright with six game-winning goals...Scored a point in five-consecutive games from February 3 through February 23, totaling two goals and four assists...Tied a career-high plus/minus rating of +3 on November 11 at Alaska-Fairbanks when he scored a goal and assisted on two more...He was named the All-WCHA third-team after scoring 15 goals in league action and adding 11 assists.

2016-17 (Freshman): Was one of nine Wildcats, and three freshmen, to play in all 39 games ... Placed fourth on the team, and first among newcomers, with 25 points (7g-18a) ... Became first Wildcat since 2007-08 to record at least 20 points as a freshman ... Finished second on the team in assists ... Recorded seven (4g-3a) points on the man advantage ... Tied Robbie Payne for the Wildcat lead with 20 points (4g-16a) in 28 WCHA games ... Tied for second in the WCHA in conference assists with five other skaters, including Philip Beaulieu ... Had eight multi-point efforts, tied for the most by a Wildcat with Gerard Hanson ... Scored first two collegiate goals Oct. 8 against Wisconsin ... Registered season-best three points (2g-1a) Oct. 21 at Ferris State ... Based on efforts against Wisconsin and at Ferris State, became first Wildcat freshman since 2007-08 to have at least two multi-goal outings ... Ran together a six-game point streak, the longest by a Wildcat in 2016-17, from Feb. 10 to Feb. 25 ... Notched eight points (2g-6a) over that stretch, which included two multi-point efforts ... Had a season-best +3 rating Jan. 20 against Alaska-Anchorage and took a season-high four shots Oct. 8 against Wisconsin and Feb. 3 at Bowling Green ... Named to the WCHA all-rookie team.

Before NMU: Totaled 138 points (52g-86a) in 143 career BCHL games over the course of three seasons ... Was a point-per-game player each of the past two seasons ... In 2015-16 with Chilliwack Chiefs, recorded 68 points (29g-39a) in 48 regular-season games, good for second on the team ... In 2014-15, placed third on the Cowichan Valley Capitals with 42 points (19g-23a) in 40 games ... Helped Chilliwack reach the 2016 BCHL finals, registering 20 points (8g-12a) in 20 playoff games ... Tied for fifth in the 2016 BCHL playoff scoring race.

Recent Games
Mar 1 at Michigan Tech W, 4-2
Mar 2 Michigan Tech W, 3-0
Mar 8 Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-4
Mar 9 Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-3
Mar 15 Bowling Green L, 6-1
Mar 16 Bowling Green L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 36 25
Points 20 13
Goals 10 5
Assists 10 8
PIM 33 16
+/- -7 -2
Power-play goals 6 2
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 1 1
Games started 6 5
Game-winning goals 4 2
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 80 57
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 12 at Michigan St. L, 4-2 - 1 0 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 13 at Michigan St. W, 4-3 - 1 1 2 0 +1 1 0 0 1 0 5
Oct 19 at St. Cloud St. L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 20 at St. Cloud St. L, 5-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 26 Bemidji St. W, 3-0 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 1 0 0 6
Oct 27 Bemidji St. L, 2-1 - 1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 2 at Bowling Green L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 3 at Bowling Green W, 2-0 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 9 Cornell L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 10 Cornell L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 15 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 16 Alas. Anchorage W, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 17 Alas. Anchorage W, 2-1 - 1 1 2 0 +0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Nov 23 at Lake Superior St. L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 24 at Lake Superior St. W, 2-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 27 at Notre Dame L, 2-1 1 1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 7 Michigan Tech W, 5-3 - 1 0 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Dec 8 at Michigan Tech L, 3-1 - 0 0 0 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 14 Ferris St. W, 4-1 1 0 0 0 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 15 Ferris St. W, 4-2 1 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 4 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 5 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-2 - 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Jan 11 at Alas. Anchorage W, 5-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 12 at Alas. Anchorage W, 4-1 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 Minn. St. Mankato L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 26 Minn. St. Mankato L, 8-2 - 0 1 1 4 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 1 Bowling Green L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 2 Bowling Green W, 3-2 1 1 0 1 2 +0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Feb 8 at Alabama Huntsville T, 2-2 - 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 9 at Alabama Huntsville W, 6-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 at Bemidji St. T, 2-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 16 at Bemidji St. L, 3-0 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Feb 22 Lake Superior St. W, 4-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Feb 23 Lake Superior St. W, 5-3 - 0 2 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 1 at Michigan Tech W, 4-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 2 Michigan Tech W, 3-0 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 8 Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-4 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Mar 9 Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-3 - 1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0 1 0 2
Mar 15 Bowling Green L, 6-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 16 Bowling Green L, 2-1 - 1 0 1 2 -2 1 0 0 0 0 4
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
2016-17 39 7 18 25 18 +3 4 0 0 0 0 0 55
2017-18 42 17 17 34 16 +10 6 0 0 6 0 1 89
2018-19 36 10 10 20 33 -7 6 0 1 4 0 0 80
2019-20 16 3 8 11 6 +3 0 1 0 1 1 0 36
Total 133 37 53 90 73 +9 16 1 1 11 1 1 260
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 36 10 10 20 33 -7 6 0 1 4 0 0 80
Conference 25 5 8 13 16 -2 2 0 1 2 0 0 57
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
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Home 20 7 7 14 25 -2 4 0 1 3 0 0 42
Away 16 3 3 6 8 -5 2 0 0 1 0 0 38
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
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Wins 18 6 8 14 8 +4 3 0 1 4 0 0 42
Losses 16 4 1 5 25 -10 3 0 0 0 0 0 33
Ties 2 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
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October 6 4 1 5 0 +0 2 0 1 1 0 0 20
November 8 2 1 3 17 -2 2 0 0 1 0 0 10
December 4 1 1 2 4 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
January 5 0 2 2 6 -3 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
February 7 1 3 4 4 -2 0 0 0 1 0 0 17
March 6 2 2 4 2 -3 2 0 0 1 0 0 16