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Craig Berube

Born:December 17, 1965Draft:Undrafted
Hometown:Calahoo, AB, CANPosition:Defense
Known For:“Chief”Shoots:Left
National Team:Canada

Craig Berube (born December 17, 1965) is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former player. He is the head coach for the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League (NHL). Nicknamed “Chief”, Berube played 17 seasons in the NHL for the Philadelphia Flyers, Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames, Washington Capitals and New York Islanders. Also, Berube was a national team scout hired by Doug Armstrong for team Canada’s 2016 World Cup of hockey team. As an interim coach in 2019, Berube led the Blues to become the Stanley Cup champions.

Years as NHL player: 1986-2004

Years as a NHL coach: 2013-present

Craig Berube, Jake Berube
St. Louis Blues head coach Craig Berube, along with his son Jake, carry the Stanley Cup during a visit to his home town of Calahoo, Alta. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson)

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Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
May 30, 1991Craig Fisher
Scott Mellanby
Edmonton OilersDave Brown
Corey Foster
Jari Kurri
Sept. 19, 1991Edmonton OilersGlenn Anderson
Grant Fuhr
Toronto Maple LeafsVincent Damphousse
Peter Ing
Luke Richardson
Scott Thornton
Jan. 2, 1992Toronto Maple LeafsAlexander Godynyuk
Gary Leeman
Michel Petit
Jeff Reese
Calgary FlamesDoug Gilmour
Jamir Macoun
Kent Manderville
Ric Nattress
Rick Wamsley
June 26, 1993Calgary FlamesWashington CapitalsFifth-Round Pick 1993
(Darryl LaFrance)
Mar. 23, 1999Washington CapitalsPhiladelphia FlyersCash
Jan. 11, 2001Washington CapitalsNew York IslandersNinth-Round Pick 2001
(Robert Mueller)

Deeper Dive

Coaching History


  • 2004-05 AHL Calder Cup Champion
  • 2018-19 NHL Stanley Cup Champion