Craig Schira

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Craig Schira
Born (1988-04-21) April 21, 1988 (age 29)
Spiritwood, SK, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 195 lb (88 kg; 13 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
SHL team
Former teams
Luleå HF
Binghamton Senators
Frisk Asker
HPK
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present

Craig Schira (born April 21, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman. He currently plays with the Luleå of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL).

Playing career[edit]

Schira played for the Regina Pats and the Vancouver Giants of the Western Hockey League as a junior.[1] On March 9, 2009, Schira signed a three-year entry level contract with the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League.[2] He was assigned to the Binghamton Senators for the 2009–10 season where he completed his first professional season.

In the 2013–14 he continued his European career by signing a two-year deal with Finnish Liiga team HPK.

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season and playoffs[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2003–04 Saskatoon Blazers SMHL 50 4 17 21 14
2003–04 Regina Pats WHL 2 0 0 0 2
2004–05 Regina Pats WHL 60 1 7 8 25
2005–06 Regina Pats WHL 71 5 28 33 72 6 1 1 2 2
2006–07 Regina Pats WHL 71 3 23 26 74 10 0 0 0 4
2007–08 Regina Pats WHL 2 0 1 1 0
2007–08 Vancouver Giants WHL 63 8 22 30 58 10 0 1 1 0
2008–09 Vancouver Giants WHL 71 16 43 59 46 17 2 4 6 4
2009–10 Binghamton Senators AHL 68 8 13 21 27
2010–11 Binghamton Senators AHL 67 3 10 13 18 7 0 1 1 0
2011–12 Binghamton Senators AHL 73 4 9 13 27
2012–13 Frisk Asker GET 45 17 18 35 51 5 0 4 4 4
2013–14 HPK Liiga 54 9 16 25 16
2014–15 HPK Liiga 55 5 23 28 48
2015–16 Luleå HF SHL 51 4 12 16 16 11 0 7 7 2
AHL totals 208 15 32 47 72 7 0 1 1 0

International[edit]

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2005 Canada Western U17 1st, gold medalist(s) 6 0 2 2 2
2006 Canada WJC18 4th 7 0 2 2 8
Junior totals 13 0 4 4 10

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Craig Schira". hockeydb.com. Retrieved May 31, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Bulletin: Senators sign Vancouver Giants defenceman Craig Schira". Ottawa Senators. 2009-03-09. Retrieved 2010-06-01. 

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