9 Darien Craighead
9 - Darien Craighead
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Surrey, B.C.
Position: F
Previous Team: Chilliwack (BCHL)
gp 16
p 11
g 3
a 8
pim 6
+/- +3

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
Nov 15 Alas. Fairbanks W, 2-1
Nov 16 Alas. Fairbanks L, 3-2
Nov 22 at Michigan Tech L, 3-2
Nov 23 Michigan Tech L, 3-2
Nov 29 at Alabama Huntsville L, 4-2
Nov 30 at Alabama Huntsville W, 3-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 16 10
Points 11 6
Goals 3 1
Assists 8 5
PIM 6 6
+/- +3 +4
Power-play goals 0 0
Short-handed goals 1 0
Empty net goals 0 0
Games started 5 2
Game-winning goals 1 1
Game-tying goals 1 0
Hat tricks 0 0
Shots 36 22
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts pim +/- ppg shg eng gwg gtg s
Oct 5 at USNTDP U-18 W, 4-3 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Oct 11 Michigan St. L, 5-3 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 1
Oct 12 Michigan St. W, 2-0 - 0 0 0 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 18 at Boston U. T, 4-4 - 1 0 1 0 +1 0 1 0 0 1 3
Oct 19 at Boston U. W, 4-3 - 1 1 2 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Oct 25 at Ferris St. W, 4-3 - 0 1 1 2 -1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Oct 26 at Ferris St. W, 6-4 - 0 1 1 2 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 1 Alabama Huntsville W, 5-3 - 1 0 1 0 +2 0 0 0 1 0 3
Nov 2 Alabama Huntsville W, 4-2 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Nov 8 St. Cloud St. T, 3-3 1 0 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Nov 9 St. Cloud St. L, 5-4 1 0 2 2 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Nov 15 Alas. Fairbanks W, 2-1 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 16 Alas. Fairbanks L, 3-2 - 0 1 1 0 +1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Nov 22 at Michigan Tech L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 23 Michigan Tech L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Nov 29 at Alabama Huntsville L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0 +0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Nov 30 at Alabama Huntsville W, 3-1 1 0 0 0 2 +0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Dec 13 Minn. St. Mankato   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Dec 14 Minn. St. Mankato   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 3 at Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 4 at Bowling Green   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 10 Alas. Anchorage   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 11 Alas. Anchorage   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 17 at Cornell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 18 at Cornell   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 24 at Alas. Fairbanks   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 25 at Alas. Fairbanks   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Jan 31 Ferris St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 1 Ferris St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 7 at Minn. St. Mankato   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 8 at Minn. St. Mankato   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 14 Bemidji St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 15 Bemidji St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 21 at Lake Superior St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 22 at Lake Superior St.   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 28 Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - - - - -
Feb 29 at Michigan Tech   - - - - - - - - - - - -
  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 16 3 8 11 6 +3 0 1 0 1 1 0 36
Conference 10 1 5 6 6 +4 0 0 0 1 0 0 22
Exhibition - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Home 9 1 5 6 0 +2 0 0 0 1 0 0 22
Away 7 2 3 5 6 +1 0 1 0 0 1 0 14
Neutral - - - 0 - - - - - - - - -
-
Wins 8 2 5 7 6 +5 0 0 0 1 0 0 19
Losses 6 0 3 3 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Ties 2 1 0 1 0 -1 0 1 0 0 1 0 7
-
October 6 2 3 5 4 +0 0 1 0 0 1 0 12
November 10 1 5 6 2 +3 0 0 0 1 0 0 24