Craig Stahl
Position Forward
Shoots Right
6 ft 0 in (0 m)
200 lb (91 kg)
F. Teams
2008-Pres: Columbus Cottonmouths ColumbusCottonmouthsSPHL.jpg
2004-08 Columbus Cottonmouths (SPHL)
2002-04 New Mexico Scorpions (CHL)
2001-02 Greensboro Generals (ECHL)
2000-01 Pensacola Ice Pilots (ECHL)
2000-01 Columbus Cottonmouths (CHL)
1998-00 Austin Ice Bats (WPHL)
1997-98 Tri-City Americans (WHL)
1996-97 Charlotte Checkers (ECHL)
1993-97 Tri-City Americans (WHL)
Nationality CanadianFlag.jpeg Canada
Born March 19 1977 (1977-03-19) (age 43),
Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada
NHL Draft round 8 #215 overall, 1996
Detroit Red Wings
Pro Career 1993 – 2010

Craig Stahl (b. March 19, 1977 Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada) is a retired professional ice hockey forward.

Craig played junior hockey with the Tri-City Americans of the Western Hockey League (WHL) for five seasons starting in 1993-94 season. in 229 games he posted 36 goals, 43 assists 586 Penalties in Minutes (PIM).

Craig played with his first professional team in 1996-97 with the Charlotte Checkers of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL). In five games he scored 1 assist and aquired 12 PIMs. The next two season Craig played with the Austin Ice Bats of the Western Professional Hockey League (WPHL) posting 76 points and 166 PIM in 114 games.

Craig first came to Columbus in 2000 when the Snakes were members of the Central Hockey League (CHL). He posted 19 points in 67 games in 2000-01, and played one game with the Pensacola Ice Pilots of the ECHL. Craig next stop was with the New Mexico Scorpions of the CHL scoreing 29 points in 116 games (2 seasons). He then returned to the Cottonmouths in 2004, when the team joined the newly formed Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL). Craig was elected team captain in 2004, a position he has held through the 2007-08 season. He is just the fourth team captain in the Cottonmouths' history.

In his last six seasons (2004-2010) with the Cottonmouths, Craig has recorded 149 points in 307 games, and led his team to both the inaugural President's Cup league championship in 2004-05, and the Commissioner's Cup regular season championship in 2006-07.

External links[edit | edit source]

Craig Stahl's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
Snakes Captain Returns for 2008-09 Season, OurSports Central (current as of 25 June 2008)

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