37 Darien Craighead
37 Darien Craighead
Height: 6-0
Weight: 185
Year: So.
Hometown: Surrey, B.C.
Position: F
Previous Team: Chilliwack (BCHL)
gp 42
p 34
g 17
a 17
pim 16
+/- +10

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 3 Ala.-Huntsville L, 3-2
Mar 4 Ala.-Huntsville W, 5-2
Mar 9 Bowling Green W, 6-1
Mar 10 Bowling Green L, 1-0
Mar 11 Bowling Green W, 3-2
Mar 17 Michigan Tech L, 2-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 42 28
Points 34 27
Goals 17 15
Assists 17 12
PIM 16 14
+/- +10 +3
Power-play goals 6 5
Short-handed goals 0 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 3 2
Game-winning goals 6 6
Game-tying goals 0 0
Hat tricks 1 1
Shots 89 59
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 6 at Lake Superior St. L, 5-3 1 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 7 Lake Superior St. W, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 13 at Ferris St. W, 3-2 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 14 at Ferris St. W, 1-0 - 1 0 1 2 +1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Oct 20 vs. Wisconsin W, 5-4 - 1 1 2 0 +1 1 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 21 vs. Wisconsin L, 4-0 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Nov 3 Minn. St. Mankato L, 3-0 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 4 Minn. St. Mankato W, 4-1 - 1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 10 at Michigan Tech L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 11 Michigan Tech W, 4-0 - 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 17 at Alas. Fairbanks W, 5-3 - 1 2 3 0 +3 0 0 0 1 0 3
Nov 18 at Alas. Fairbanks L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 24 at Neb.-Omaha L, 4-3 - 0 1 1 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 25 at Neb.-Omaha L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 1 Ala.-Huntsville W, 3-1 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 2 Ala.-Huntsville L, 3-2 1 1 0 1 0 -1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 8 at Bemidji St. T, 1-1 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Dec 9 at Bemidji St. T, 4-4 - 2 0 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 15 Ferris St. W, 6-1 - 0 0 0 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 16 Ferris St. W, 4-2 - 3 0 3 0 +2 1 0 0 1 0 5
Dec 29 at Minn. St. Mankato W, 4-3 - 1 1 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Dec 30 at Minn. St. Mankato L, 6-3 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 5 vs. Arizona St. L, 7-3 - 1 0 1 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Jan 6 vs. Boston College T, 3-3 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 12 Bowling Green W, 5-2 - 1 1 2 2 +0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Jan 13 Bowling Green W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 19 Lake Superior St. W, 3-2 - 2 0 2 0 +1 1 0 0 1 0 2
Jan 20 Lake Superior St. W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 26 at Alas. Anchorage W, 4-2 - 0 2 2 0 +2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Jan 27 at Alas. Anchorage W, 5-3 - 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 3 at Ala.-Huntsville W, 4-3 - 0 2 2 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Feb 4 at Ala.-Huntsville L, 4-2 - 0 1 1 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 9 Alas. Fairbanks W, 2-1 - 0 1 1 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 10 Alas. Fairbanks W, 4-1 - 1 0 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Feb 23 Michigan Tech W, 2-1 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 0 0 1 0 3
Feb 24 at Michigan Tech L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 2 Ala.-Huntsville W, 7-1 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Mar 3 Ala.-Huntsville L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 4 Ala.-Huntsville W, 5-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Mar 9 Bowling Green W, 6-1 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Mar 10 Bowling Green L, 1-0 - 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Mar 11 Bowling Green W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mar 17 Michigan Tech L, 2-0 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0
  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 - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
Total 81 24 35 59 34 +13 10 0 0 6 0 1 144
  gp g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg hat s
Total 42 17 17 34 16 +10 6 0 0 6 0 1 89
Conference 28 15 12 27 14 +3 5 0 0 6 0 1 59
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
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Home 22 10 5 15 12 +10 5 0 0 4 0 1 50
Away 17 5 11 16 4 -2 0 0 0 2 0 0 31
Neutral 3 2 1 3 0 +2 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
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Wins 25 13 14 27 12 +16 5 0 0 6 0 1 59
Losses 14 2 3 5 4 -5 1 0 0 0 0 0 26
Ties 3 2 0 2 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
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October 5 2 3 5 2 +5 1 0 0 1 0 0 13
November 8 2 4 6 4 +1 1 0 0 1 0 0 14
December 8 7 1 8 2 +1 2 0 0 1 0 1 19
January 8 4 3 7 4 +2 2 0 0 2 0 0 16
February 6 2 4 6 2 -2 0 0 0 1 0 0 15
March 7 0 2 2 2 +3 0 0 0 0 0 0 12

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