Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Craig Sarner
Right-winger Craig Sarner played seven games for the Boston Bruins in 1974-75. He was a fine amateur who became a prolific scorer in Europe.

Born in St. Paul, Minnesota, Sarner played three years at the University of Minnesota then spent the 1971-72 season with the US national team. He took part in the Sapporo Olympics and World championships before signing as a free agent with Boston. For three years he was a solid farmhand for the Bruins while making it into a few NHL games.

After playing at the 1976 World Championships, Sarner signed on with EC Kolner of Germany where he scored 35 goals in 41 games in 1976-77. He later played for the Berlin Sports club, competed for the US at the 1979 World Championships and suited up for Switzerland's Davos club before retiring in 1981.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1968-69 University of Minnesota WCHA 28 5 0 5 4
1969-70 University of Minnesota WCHA 33 13 10 23 2
1970-71 University of Minnesota WCHA 29 12 19 31 17
1971-72 United States Nat-Tm
1971-72 United States Olympics 6 4 6 10 0
1971-72 United States WEC-B 6 4 4 8
1971-72 Oklahoma City Blazers CHL 5 1 0 1 0
1972-73 Boston Braves AHL 74 27 27 54 16 5 2 3 5 2
1973-74 Boston Braves AHL 66 15 26 41 18
1974-75 Boston Bruins NHL 7 0 0 0 0 -3
1974-75 Rochester Americans AHL 47 14 13 27 26 12 4 3 7 4
1975-76 Minnesota Fighting Saints WHA 1 0 0 0 0
1975-76 United States Nat-Tm 10 2 1 3 13
1975-76 United States WEC-A 10 2 1 3 13
1976-77 Kolner Haie W.German 41 35 26 61 100
1977-78 Kolner Haie W.German 46 49 42 91
1978-79 EHC Eisbaren Berlin W.German 46 52 64 116 68 8 1 1 2 4
1978-79 United States WEC-A 8 1 1 2 4
1979-80 HC Davos Swiss 36 19 10 29
1980-81 HC Davos Swiss 36 16 14 30
1981-1982 HC Davos Swiss
1982-1984 SC Bern Swiss
1984-1985 Schwenninger ERC W.German
NHL Totals 7 0 0 0 0


Selected by Minnesota (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Signed as a free agent by Boston, March, 1972.
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