Craig Ramsay

Most Popular
17, 1951
Toronto, Canada
Birth Sign
17, 1951 (age 71)
Toronto, Canada


Former NHL left winger who spent his entire 14-year career with the Buffalo Sabres. He won the Selke Trophy, given to the league's best defensive forward, in 1985, his final professional season. He retired with 252 career goals and 420 assists.

Before Fame

He played junior hockey with the Peterborough Petes in the Ontario Hockey League before he was selected 19th overall in the 1971 NHL Draft by the Sabres.


He served as an assistant coach for the Tampa Bay Lightning from 2001 to 2006, helping the team win the franchise's first ever Stanley Cup Championship in 2004.

Family Life

He was born in Weston, Toronto, Canada.

Associated With

He was drafted by the Sabres a year after they took future Hall of Fame center Gilbert Perreault first overall. Ramsay and Perreault would then play together on the Sabres for the next decade and a half.