Getting to Know Your Newest Buffalo Sabre: Craig Rivet

So, the Sabres have a new player. Here’s what you might want to know:

Craig Rivet
Shoots: Right
Born: September 13, 1974 / North Bay, Ontario
Drafted: Montreal’s 3rd rd pick, 68th overall in 1992
NHL Seasons: 13
Former Teams: Montreal, San Jose
Contract: $3.5M per year, expires 2011


  • Scored his first NHL goal against Eric Fichaud, then of the New York Islanders.
  • Real first name is Anthony.
  • Played on Team Canada in the 2003 World Championships, winning a gold medal with then-Sabres Daniel Briere and Martin Biron.

Also, it’s nice to know he doesn’t fuck around, either:


Posted on July 5, 2008, in Sabres/NHL and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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