Craig Ramsay
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Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Nickname(s) Rammer
Height
Weight
5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
174 lb (79 kg)
Team
F. Teams
retired
AHL
Cincinnati Swords
NHL
Buffalo Sabres
Teams Slovakia
Olympics 2018
World Championships 2018, 2019
Coaching 1985-1993 Buffalo Sabres
1993-1995, 2011-2014 Florida Panthers
1995-1996 Dallas Stars
1996-1998 Ottawa Senators
1998-2001 Philadelphia Flyers
2001-2004, 2005-2007 Tampa Bay Lightning
2007-2010 Boston Bruins
2010-2011 Atlanta Thrashers
2014-2015 Edmonton Oilers
2016-2017 Montréal Canadiens
2017-present Slovak National Team
Nationality Canadian
Born March 17, 1951,
Weston, Ontario, Canada
NHL Draft 19th overall, 1971
Buffalo Sabres
Pro Career 1967 – 1985

Craig Ramsay (born 17 March 1951 in Toronto, Ontario) is a retired Canadian professional left winger who played in the NHL from 1971 to 1985 and current head coach of the Slovak National Team.

Ramsay was selected 19th overall by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1971 NHL Amateur Draft. He played 1,070 career NHL games, all with Buffalo, scoring 252 goals and 420 assists for 672 points.

Ramsay won the Frank J. Selke Trophy in 1985. He won the Stanley Cup in 2004 as an assistant coach with the Tampa Bay Lightning. He remained as the assistant coach until he was fired on May 24, 2007.

On August 1, 2007, he was named the assistant coach of the Boston Bruins.

He worked one season (2010-11) for the Atlanta Thrashers as the head coach. In 2011-2014, he was the assistant coach for the Florida Panthers. Then he worked as the assistant coach for the Edmonton Oilers for one season. After that, he was one year without any job.

In 2016-17 season he worked as the team consultant in Montréal Canadiens. After that, he became the head coach of the Slovak National Team.


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