Craig Muni

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Craig Muni
Born (1962-07-19) July 19, 1962 (age 54)
Toronto, ON, CAN
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for Toronto Maple Leafs
Edmonton Oilers
Chicago Blackhawks
Buffalo Sabres
Winnipeg Jets
Pittsburgh Penguins
Dallas Stars
NHL Draft 25th overall, 1980
Toronto Maple Leafs
Playing career 1982–1998

Craig Douglas Muni (born July 19, 1962 in Toronto, Ontario) is a Canadian retired former professional ice hockey player who played 819 National Hockey League (NHL) games over the course of his career.

Playing career[edit]

Known as a defensive specialist, open ice hitter, penalty killer and a shot blocker, Muni won three Stanley Cups with the Edmonton Oilers in 1987, 1988, and 1990 and also played for the Chicago Blackhawks, Buffalo Sabres, Pittsburgh Penguins, Toronto Maple Leafs, Dallas Stars and Winnipeg Jets.[1] He retired in 1998. He led the league three times in Plus Minus while a member of the Oilers.

Personal life[edit]

He currently resides in the suburbs of Buffalo. Muni is now working with Uniland Development Company in Amherst, NY. The largest commercial developer in the Western NY Region. Active member of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Buffalo Sabres Alumni among others. Serving on the Buffalo Sabres Alumni Board and Golf Committee.

On June 25, 2016, he was named the co-head coach of the NWHL's Buffalo Beauts, sharing duties with former NHL player Ric Seiling.[2] An Advisor and Board Member of a new sports web site called Fandoozy. Feel free to join and use his special promo code, Muni28. He is also active in numerous charity events throughout the Toronto and Buffalo region.

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1979–80 Kingston Canadians OHA 66 6 28 34 114
1980–81 Kingston Canadians OHL 38 2 14 16 65
1980–81 Windsor Spitfires OHL 25 5 11 16 41
1980–81 New Brunswick Hawks AHL 2 0 1 1 10
1981–82 Windsor Spitfires OHL 49 5 32 37 92 9 2 3 5 16
1981–82 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 3 0 0 0 2
1981–82 Cincinnati Tigers CHL 3 0 2 2 2
1982–83 St. Catharines Saints AHL 64 6 32 38 52
1982–83 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 2 0 1 1 0
1983–84 St. Catharines Saints AHL 64 4 16 20 79 7 0 1 1 0
1984–85 St. Catharines Saints AHL 68 7 17 24 54
1984–85 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 8 0 0 0 0
1985–86 St. Catharines Saints AHL 73 3 34 37 91 13 0 5 5 16
1985–86 Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 6 0 1 1 4
1986–87 Edmonton Oilers NHL 79 7 22 29 85 14 0 2 2 17
1987–88 Edmonton Oilers NHL 72 4 15 19 77 19 0 4 4 31
1988–89 Edmonton Oilers NHL 69 5 13 18 71 7 0 3 3 8
1989–90 Edmonton Oilers NHL 71 5 12 17 81 22 0 3 3 16
1990–91 Edmonton Oilers NHL 76 1 9 10 77 18 0 3 3 20
1991–92 Edmonton Oilers NHL 54 2 5 7 34 3 0 0 0 2
1992–93 Edmonton Oilers NHL 72 0 11 11 67
1992–93 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 9 0 0 0 8 4 0 0 0 2
1993–94 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 9 0 4 4 4
1993–94 Buffalo Sabres NHL 73 2 8 10 62 7 0 0 0 4
1994–95 Buffalo Sabres NHL 40 0 6 6 36 5 0 1 1 2
1995–96 Buffalo Sabres NHL 47 0 4 4 69
1995–96 Winnipeg Jets NHL 25 1 3 4 37 6 0 1 1 2
1996–97 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 64 0 4 4 36 3 0 0 0 0
1997–98 Dallas Stars NHL 40 1 1 2 25 5 0 0 0 4
NHL Totals 819 28 119 147 775 113 0 17 17 108

Awards and achievements[edit]

  • 1986–87 - NHL - Stanley Cup (Edmonton)
  • 1987–88 - NHL - Stanley Cup (Edmonton)
  • 1989-90 - NHL - Stanley Cup (Edmonton)
  • 2016-17 - NWHL - Isobel Cup (Buffalo)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Craig Muni player profile". Hockey Hall of Fame. Retrieved 2010-03-11. 
  2. ^ "Craig Muni Named Co-Coach of Buffalo Beauts". NWHL.zone. 2016-06-25. Retrieved 2016-08-09. 

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