Adam Cracknell
Position Right wing
Shoots Right
Height
Weight
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
211 lb (96 kg)
NHL Team (P)
Cur. Team
St. Louis Blues
Peoria Rivermen (AHL)
Born (1985-07-15)July 15, 1985,
Prince Albert, SK, CAN
NHL Draft 279th overall, 2004
Calgary Flames
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.[1]

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.[2]

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]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2002–03 Kootenay Ice WHL 67 7 4 11 37 11 0 0 0 2
2003–04 Kootenay Ice WHL 72 26 35 61 63 4 1 1 2 2
2004–05 Kootenay Ice WHL 72 19 29 48 65 16 8 8 16 6
2005–06 Kootenay Ice WHL 72 42 51 93 85 6 1 4 5 6
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
2009–10 Peoria Rivermen AHL 76 17 21 38 40
2010–11 Peoria Rivermen AHL 61 6 19 25 54 4 2 0 2 0
2010–11 St. Louis Blues NHL 24 3 4 7 8
NHL totals 24 3 4 7 8

References[edit | edit source]

  1. National Hockey League (2010). The National Hockey League Official Guide & Record Book/2011. Triumph Books, 287. ISBN 978-1-60078-422-4. 
  2. http://www.hockeysfuture.com/prospect/adam_cracknell

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