|6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
211 lb (96 kg)
|NHL Team (P)
|St. Louis Blues|
Peoria Rivermen (AHL)
|Born||July 15, 1985,|
Prince Albert, SK, CAN
|NHL Draft||279th overall, 2004|
|Pro Career||2006 – present|
Adam Cracknell (born 15 July 1985 in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger currently playing for the Peoria Rivermen of the American Hockey League. Cracknell was recalled by the Blues on March 1, 2011 after spending the majority of the 2011 season playing for the Rivermen.
Playing career[edit | edit source]
Cracknell played junior hockey for the Kootenay Ice in the Western Hockey League. Has was a member of the 2004–05 Western Hockey League regular season champions with the Kootenay Ice. In his final year, 2005–06, Cracknell lead the Kootenay team in goals (42), assists (51) and points (93); was Ranked second in the WHL in total points; and was named to the WHL West Second All-Star Team.
Noticed by professional scouts for his size and work ethic, Cracknell was drafted by the Calgary Flames in the final round of the 2004 draft.
He played three seasons (2006–09) with the Flames' minor league affiliates, but failed to make the jump into the NHL, and on July 16, 2009 he was signed as an unrestricted free agent by the St. Louis Blues.
On Saturday, March 12, 2011, Cracknell scored his first NHL goal in a game against the Detroit Red Wings.
Career statistics[edit | edit source]
|2005–06||Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights||AHL||6||1||2||3||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||Las Vegas Wranglers||ECHL||31||8||14||22||35||8||3||3||6||6|
|2007–08||Las Vegas Wranglers||ECHL||61||29||30||59||47||21||9||13||22||4|
|2007–08||Quad City Flames||AHL||4||1||0||1||0||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||Quad City Flames||AHL||79||10||16||26||36||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||St. Louis Blues||NHL||24||3||4||7||8||—||—||—||—||—|
References[edit | edit source]
- National Hockey League (2010). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2011. Triumph Books, 287. ISBN 978-1-60078-422-4.
[edit | edit source]
- Adam Cracknell's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Adam Cracknell at TSN.ca
- Adam Cracknell's NHL player profile
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