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Craig Billington

Position: G ▪ Catches: Left
Height: 5-10 ▪ Weight: 170 lbs.

Born: September 11, 1966 in London, Ontario
Draft: New Jersey, 2nd round (23rd overall), 1984 NHL Entry


NHL Standard

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Tm Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA GPS G A PTS PIM Awards
1985-86 19 NJD NHL 18 4 9 1 77 482 405 .840 5.13 0 901 127 -16.40 1.4 0 1 1 0
1986-87 20 NJD NHL 22 4 13 2 89 569 480 .844 4.79 0 1114 130 -20.74 1.5 0 0 0 12
1988-89 22 NJD NHL 3 1 1 0 11 65 54 .831 4.71 0 140 -3.16 0.1 0 0 0 0
1991-92 25 NJD NHL 26 13 7 1 69 637 568 .892 3.04 2 1363 97 2.24 3.6 0 1 1 2
1992-93 26 NJD NHL 42 21 16 4 146 1178 1032 .876 3.67 2 2389 108 -10.43 5.4 0 1 1 8
1993-94 27 OTT NHL 63 11 41 4 254 1801 1547 .859 4.59 0 3319 134 -65.03 4.0 0 0 0 8
1994-95 28 TOT NHL 17 5 7 2 51 380 329 .866 3.62 0 845 135 -13.22 0.8 0 0 0 4
1994-95 28 OTT NHL 9 0 6 2 32 240 208 .867 4.07 0 472 134 -8.14 0.6 0 0 0 2
1994-95 28 BOS NHL 8 5 1 0 19 140 121 .864 3.06 0 373 -5.08 0.3 0 0 0 2
1995-96 29 BOS NHL 27 10 13 3 79 594 515 .867 3.43 1 1380 131 -18.66 1.5 0 0 0 2
1996-97 30 COL NHL 23 11 8 2 53 584 531 .909 2.65 1 1200 95 2.64 3.4 0 2 2 2
1997-98 31 COL NHL 23 8 7 4 45 588 543 .923 2.32 1 1162 82 10.13 4.6 0 0 0 2
1998-99 32 COL NHL 21 11 8 1 52 492 440 .894 2.87 0 1086 115 -6.63 2.2 0 0 0 2
1999-00 33 WSH NHL 13 3 6 1 28 310 282 .910 2.75 2 611 1.64 2.1 0 0 0 0
2000-01 34 WSH NHL 12 3 5 2 27 317 290 .915 2.45 0 660 3.67 2.3 0 1 1 0
2001-02 35 WSH NHL 17 4 5 3 36 295 259 .878 3.04 0 710 -8.79 0.8 0 0 0 0
2002-03 36 WSH NHL 5 1 3 1 17 96 79 .823 4.70 0 217 -8.25 -0.4 0 0 0 0
5 yrs NJD NHL 111 43 46 8 392 2931 2539 .866 3.98 4 5907 12.0 0 3 3 22
4 yrs WSH NHL 47 11 19 7 108 1018 910 .894 2.95 2 2198 4.9 0 1 1 0
3 yrs COL NHL 67 30 23 7 150 1664 1514 .910 2.61 2 3448 10.2 0 2 2 6
2 yrs BOS NHL 35 15 14 3 98 734 636 .866 3.35 1 1753 1.8 0 0 0 4
2 yrs OTT NHL 72 11 47 6 286 2041 1755 .860 4.53 0 3791 4.5 0 0 0 10
Career NHL 332 110 149 31 1034 8388 7354 .877 3.63 9 17097 33.3 0 6 6 42

NHL Playoffs

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Tm Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM
1992-93 26 NJD NHL 2 0 1 5 39 34 .872 3.85 0 78 0 0 0 0
1994-95 28 BOS NHL 1 0 0 1 10 9 .900 2.40 0 25 0 0 0 0
1995-96 29 BOS NHL 1 0 1 6 28 22 .786 6.00 0 60 0 0 0 2
1996-97 30 COL NHL 1 0 0 1 13 12 .923 3.00 0 20 0 0 0 0
1997-98 31 COL NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 1 0 0 0 0
1998-99 32 COL NHL 1 0 0 1 6 5 .833 6.67 0 9 0 0 0 0
1999-00 33 WSH NHL 1 0 0 1 6 5 .833 3.00 0 20 0 0 0 0
Career NHL 8 0 2 15 102 87 .853 4.23 0 213 0 0 0 2

Other Standard

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Team Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM Awards
1982-83 16 Thayer Academy High-MA 23 76 3.41 0 1338 0 0 0 0
1983-84 17 Belleville Bulls OHL 44 20 19 0 162 4.16 1 2335 0 0 0 0
1984-85 18 Belleville Bulls OHL 47 26 19 0 180 4.25 1 2544 0 0 0 0
1984-85 18 Canada WJC-A 5 3 0 2 13 2.60 1 300 0 0 0 0
1985-86 19 Belleville Bulls OHL 3 2 1 0 11 3.67 0 180 0 0 0 0
1985-86 19 Canada WJC-A 5 4 1 0 14 2.80 0 300 0 0 0 0
1986-87 20 Maine Mariners AHL 20 9 8 2 70 3.65 0 1151 0 0 0 0
1987-88 21 Utica Devils AHL 59 22 27 8 208 3.67 1 3404 0 0 0 0
1988-89 22 Utica Devils AHL 41 17 18 6 150 3.70 2 2432 0 0 0 0
1989-90 23 Utica Devils AHL 38 20 13 1 138 3.97 0 2087 0 0 0 0
1990-91 24 Canada Nat-Tm 34 17 14 2 110 3.51 2 1879 0 0 0 0
1990-91 24 Canada WEC-A 3 0 0 1 3 3.91 0 46 0 0 0 0
Career 4 Seasons AHL 158 68 66 17 566 3.74 3 9074 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season High-MA 23 76 3.41 0 1338 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season Nat-Tm 34 17 14 2 110 3.51 2 1879 0 0 0 0
Career 3 Seasons OHL 94 48 39 0 353 4.19 2 5059 0 0 0 0
Career 1 Season WEC-A 3 0 0 1 3 3.91 0 46 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 10 7 1 2 27 2.70 1 600 0 0 0 0

Other Playoffs

Goalie Stats Scoring Stats
Season Age Team Lg GP W L T/O GA SA SV SV% GAA SO MIN GA%- GSAA G A PTS PIM
1983-84 17 Belleville Bulls OHL 1 0 0 3 6.00 0 30
1984-85 18 Belleville Bulls OHL 14 7 5 47 3.71 1 761
1985-86 19 Belleville Bulls OHL 20 9 6 68 3.60 0 1133
1988-89 22 Utica Devils AHL 4 1 3 18 4.91 0 220
Career 1 Season AHL 4 1 3 18 4.91 0 220
Career 3 Seasons OHL 35 16 11 118 3.68 1 1924

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2012-13)
Thru 15 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Craig Billington 5.4 4.6 4.0 3.6 3.4 2.3 2.2 2.1 1.5 1.5 1.4 0.8 0.8 0.1 -0.4
Jamie McLennan 83.1 6.5 4.0 3.7 3.4 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.0 1.7 1.5 1.5
Jacques Cloutier 82.4 4.9 4.6 4.3 4.2 3.4 3.1 2.6 1.4 1.4 1.3 0.2 0.1
Gary Edwards 80.4 6.5 4.7 4.6 4.3 3.4 3.2 2.4 2.1 2.0 1.5 1.5 0.1 0.0
Doug Keans 76.5 5.0 4.8 4.1 3.7 3.5 3.3 2.3 0.6 0.5
Mikhail Shtalenkov 71.6 4.7 4.6 4.3 4.2 2.9 2.1 1.8
Ron Low 71.3 5.5 4.8 4.7 4.4 4.2 3.8 2.9 2.4 1.5 -0.4 -0.4
Brent Johnson 69.4 7.1 5.5 4.4 4.3 4.3 3.9 3.5 3.0 2.9 2.6 0.9 0.9
Doug Soetaert 69.4 6.9 5.9 5.9 5.0 3.6 2.4 2.0 1.8 0.9 0.9 0.5 0.0
Wendell Young 68.9 6.0 3.3 3.2 2.8 2.6 2.1 1.3 1.3 0.6 0.6
Mario Gosselin 68.1 6.3 5.0 4.9 4.5 3.4 2.7 2.4 0.8 -0.3
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15
Craig Billington 5.4 4.6 4.0 3.6 3.4 2.3 2.2 2.1 1.5 1.5 1.4 0.8 0.8 0.1 -0.4
Jamie McLennan 83.1 6.5 4.0 3.7 3.4 2.5 2.3 2.2 2.0 1.7 1.5 1.5
Jacques Cloutier 82.4 4.9 4.6 4.3 4.2 3.4 3.1 2.6 1.4 1.4 1.3 0.2 0.1
Gary Edwards 80.4 6.5 4.7 4.6 4.3 3.4 3.2 2.4 2.1 2.0 1.5 1.5 0.1 0.0
Doug Keans 76.5 5.0 4.8 4.1 3.7 3.5 3.3 2.3 0.6 0.5
Mikhail Shtalenkov 71.6 4.7 4.6 4.3 4.2 2.9 2.1 1.8
Ron Low 71.3 5.5 4.8 4.7 4.4 4.2 3.8 2.9 2.4 1.5 -0.4 -0.4
Brent Johnson 69.4 7.1 5.5 4.4 4.3 4.3 3.9 3.5 3.0 2.9 2.6 0.9 0.9
Doug Soetaert 69.4 6.9 5.9 5.9 5.0 3.6 2.4 2.0 1.8 0.9 0.9 0.5 0.0
Wendell Young 68.9 6.0 3.3 3.2 2.8 2.6 2.1 1.3 1.3 0.6 0.6
Mario Gosselin 68.1 6.3 5.0 4.9 4.5 3.4 2.7 2.4 0.8 -0.3

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

June 20, 1993: Traded to Ottawa by New Jersey with Troy Mallette and New Jersey's 4th round choice (Cosmo Dupaul) in 1993 Entry Draft for Peter Sidorkiewicz and future considerations (Mike Peluso, June 26, 1993), June 20, 1993.

April 7, 1995: Traded to Boston by Ottawa for NY Islanders' 8th round choice (previously acquired, Ottawa selected Ray Schultz) in 1995 Entry Draft, April 7, 1995.

September 5, 1996: Signed as a free agent by Florida, September 5, 1996.

September 30, 1996: Claimed by Colorado from Florida in Waiver Draft, September 30, 1996.

July 16, 1999: Traded to Washington by Colorado for future considerations, July 16, 1999.

January 7, 2003: Officially announced retirement, January 7, 2003.

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