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Born December 17, 1965 (1965-12-17) (age 44),
Calahoo, AB, CAN
6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
220 lb (100 kg; 15 st 10 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Pro clubs Philadelphia Flyers
Toronto Maple Leafs
Calgary Flames
Washington Capitals
New York Islanders
Career 1986 – 2004

Craig "The Chief" Berube (born December 17, 1965 in Calahoo, Alberta) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player and is currently an assistant coach with the Philadelphia Flyers of the NHL.


Playing career

He played 1054 NHL games between 1986 and 2003. Berube was known as an enforcer and fighter in the NHL, and amassed 3149 penalty minutes in his career, good for seventh on the all-time list.

Coaching career

Berube was named the head coach of the Philadelphia Phantoms, the Flyers' affiliate in the American Hockey League, prior to the 2006–07 AHL season. However, on October 23, 2006, Berube was promoted to the Flyers' NHL coaching staff after a major reorganization in the franchise. On October 22, 2006, Bob Clarke resigned from his position as general manager of the Flyers, and head coach Ken Hitchcock was released from his duties. John Stevens, formerly assistant coach, was named the Flyers' new head coach, and Berube was designated to replace him.

For the 2007–08 season, Berube returned to the Phantoms as head coach.

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