|Assets:||Has the versatility to play whatever role is asked of him, as well as line up either at center or wing. Displays excellent defensive and penalty-killing skills. Is a natural leader. Will drop the gloves and instigate opponents.|
|Flaws:||Is a limited offensive threat in the National Hockey League. His smallish frame and feisty game do lead to some injuries, and he also can take bad penalties from time to time that place his team behind the eight-ball.|
|Career Potential:||Versatile energy forward with defensive ability.|
|NHL||Stanley Cup||2010-11 (Boston)|
|Memorial Cup||George Parsons Trophy||2002-03|
|Memorial Cup||Ed Chynoweth Award||2002-03|
|Memorial Cup||All-Star Team||2002-03|
|6/24/2013||Missed the last 7 playoff games (broken right fibula).|
|6/06/2013||Broken right fibula, remainder of the playoffs.|
|6/11/2012||Re-signed by the Boston Bruins to a three-year contract.|
|4/03/2012||Missed 1 game (foot injury).|
|4/01/2012||Foot injury, day-to-day.|
|12/19/2011||Missed 3 games (left foot injury).|
|12/13/2011||Left foot injury, day-to-day.|
|1/03/2011||Missed 1 game (illness).|
|7/15/2010||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Boston Bruins to a two-year contract.|
|7/05/2010||Filed for salary arbitration.|
|6/22/2010||Acquired from the Florida Panthers.|
|4/11/2010||Missed the last 12 regular season games (bruised foot).|
|3/21/2010||Bruised foot, remainder of the regular season.|
|12/18/2009||Missed 6 games (head injury).|
|12/09/2009||Head injury, day-to-day.|
|11/30/2009||Missed 3 games (upper body injury).|
|11/25/2009||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|11/06/2008||Missed 5 games (hip flexor).|
|10/29/2008||Hip flexor, day-to-day.|
|6/26/2008||Re-signed by the Florida Panthers to a two-year contract.|
|6/25/2008||Florida Panthers tendered a qualifying offer.|
|2/14/2007||Missed 2 games (abdominal strain).|
|2/10/2007||Abdominal strain, day-to-day.|
|7/13/2006||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Florida Panthers to a two-year contract.|
|2/03/2006||Missed 4 games (concussion).|
|1/24/2006||Concussion, sidelined indefinitely.|
|11/08/2005||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|10/21/2005||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|10/17/2005||Recalled from Rochester (AHL).|
|10/05/2005||Assigned to Rochester (AHL).|
|9/16/2004||Assigned to San Antonio (AHL).|
|10/21/2003||Assigned to San Antonio (AHL).|
|10/14/2003||Recalled from San Antonio (AHL).|
|10/04/2003||Assigned to San Antonio (AHL).|
|3/27/2003||Signed by the Florida Panthers to a entry-level contract.|
|9/15/2002||Returned to his junior team (Plymouth-OHL).|
|6/22/2010||Florida Panthers traded Nathan Horton and Gregory Campbell to the Boston Bruins for Dennis Wideman, a 1st round selection in 2010 and a 3rd round selection in 2011.|
|6/22/2002||Drafted by the Florida Panthers in the 3rd round (67th overall) in 2002.|
Gregory Campbell nets his 8th goal of 13-14 | 04/13/2014 9:47 AM
NewsGregory Campbell scored a goal in Boston's 4-1 victory against Buffalo on Saturday.
ImpactIt was Campbell's first goal since March 6. He now has eight goals and 21 points in 81 games this season.
Gregory Campbell has 4 goals in 4 games | 03/07/2014 7:30 AM
NewsGregory Campbell potted the game-winning goal in a 3-0 win over Washington on Thursday.
ImpactHe has four goals, including two game winners, in his last four matches. Campbell has 16 points in 62 contests this season, so his sudden offensive surge has been a pleasant surprise for the Bruins.
Gregory Campbell scores twice Sunday vs. NYR | 03/03/2014 9:55 AM
NewsGregory Campbell scored a pair of goals in Boston's 6-3 victory against the Rangers on Sunday.
ImpactHe also won 70 percent of his faceoffs and he received just 10:56 of ice time. Campbell got a shorthanded goal just before the midway mark of the third period and he added an even strength tally shortly afterward. He has 15 points in 60 games this season.
Gregory Campbell enjoying a rare hot streak | 01/15/2014 6:44 AM
NewsGregory Campbell recorded a goal in Tuesday's loss to Toronto.
ImpactIt was his first marker since Dec. 5, but he does have four points in his five games. Campbell has 10 points in 46 games this campaign, so his current hot streak is impressive but it shouldn't be expected to last.
Gregory Campbell scores lone goal in loss | 12/05/2013 10:54 PM
NewsGregory Campbell was the only goal scorer for the Bruins in Thursday's 2-1 loss to Montreal.
ImpactCampbell converted a feed from Milan Lucic to get the Bruins on the board first, but the team didn't record any other markers in the loss.
G. Campbell finally gets on the scoresheet | 11/13/2013 6:20 AM
NewsGregory Campbell registered his first point of the year in Monday's win over Tampa Bay.
ImpactHe earned an assist on a goal by Daniel Paille. "It's nice to have a point, but I think it's important to play the right way and to do what we do well consistently, and points will come for our line," he said. "It has never been an easy thing, but it's been something that we've been rewarded with when we play well. I just want to see us get back to playing hard and playing together as a unit, and we'll have success." Campbell broke his tibia in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals and it's been a long road back for him.
G. Campbell narrowly avoids serious injury | 10/02/2013 6:43 AM
NewsGregory Campbell avoided a serious injury Tuesday when he hit teammate Jordan Caron at practice.
ImpactCaron's skate came up following a hip check and it clipped Campbell about a quarter of an inch from his right eye. "Close call, huh?" said Campbell, who suffered a gash on the play. Campbell is slated to play in Boston's season opener Thursday after sustaining a broken leg in the Eastern Conference finals.
Gregory Campbell touched by ovation in return | 09/20/2013 6:44 AM
NewsGregory Campbell received a good ovation from the Boston crowd in his return to the lineup in Thursday's preseason match.
Impact"I'm very appreciative of all the support I've gotten from the fans so far," said Campbell who was playing in his first game since he suffered a broken leg in the playoffs. "These fans are passionate people and they appreciate hockey. I like to play hard for the fans, for the city, for the organization. It's been a long couple of months for me to get back on the ice, so it was a nice gesture." His heroic shift was appreciated by more than just Bruins' fans.
Gregory Campbell may return Thursday night | 09/19/2013 9:46 AM
NewsGregory Campbell is hoping to play in Thursday's preseason match versus Detroit.
Impact"I think (tonight) is a realistic possibility," Campbell said after Wednesday morning's practice. "Talking to the surgeon the other day, things look good. It's just a matter of what Claude (Julien) has in store. I'm more than willing to play and I want to play. I want to test myself and see how I feel in game situations." He hasn't played since he suffered a broken leg in the Eastern Conference finals. His right fibula currently has a plate and six screws in it after it required surgery to repair. Campbell has been tested in contact drills during camp, so it wouldn't be surprising to see him play soon even if it doesn't come Thursday.
G. Campbell (leg) ready to practice, not play | 09/11/2013 2:42 PM
NewsGregory Campbell (leg) hasn't been given the green light to play in games yet.
ImpactThe good news is that Campbell can participate in the Bruins' practices. The Bruins still have about three weeks before their regular season schedule begins.
G. Campbell hopes to be ready for season | 09/08/2013 8:22 AM
NewsGregory Campbell (leg) thinks he'll be ready for the start of the regular season, but he's not 100% yet.
CSN New England
ImpactCampbell is recovering from a broken bone that he suffered while blocking a slap shot on June 5. "I've been on the ice for a little over two weeks now, and I was waiting to finally get cleared. As soon as I could get on the ice, I really wanted to get on the ice," said Campbell. "Every day has progressively gotten a little bit better. I wouldn't say that I'm quite ready to compete with the rest of these guys yet, but every day I keep getting a little better. I don't quite feel like I'm game-ready right now, but that's OK. I just need to bear with the process and have some patience." Campbell is a great fourth line player in Boston, but his fantasy value is limited.
Gregory Campbell skates with Bruins Thursday | 09/05/2013 7:01 PM
NewsPromising news for fans of courageous players: Gregory Campbell skated with fellow Boston Bruins players on Thursday.
Boston Bruins Web site
ImpactWhile he's not particularly useful aside from stray deeper stats like hits, Campbell won over a lot of people by struggling through a broken leg in the 2013 playoffs. He's shown limited ability to produce a little bit of offense during rare spurts alongside talented offensive players, too.
Bruin Gregory Campbell waits for leg to heal | 08/17/2013 9:24 AM
NewsX-rays taken on Gregory Campbell's broken leg a couple of weeks ago looked good but the bone hasn't healed enough for Campbell to start skating yet.
ImpactThe 29-year-old center with the Bruins is scheduled for another X-ray in Boston on Aug. 20, when there's a chance he will get his clearance. He's hoping to be ready to go at training camp in September but won't be able to gauge his readiness until he's had the chance to skate. Campbell was injured June 5 on a slap shot by Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin, and after surgery June 10, the prognosis was 6-8 weeks of recovery, so he's a bit behind.
G. Campbell (leg) should be ready for camp | 08/12/2013 8:55 PM
NewsGregory Campbell (broken leg) is projected to be ready for the start of training camp next month.
CSN New England
ImpactHe is walking around and has been working out after sustaining a broken leg in the Eastern Conference Final against Pittsburgh.
Gregory Campbell looking at 6-8 week recovery | 06/18/2013 12:56 PM
NewsGregory Campbell (broken leg) says he's been given a six-to-eight-week recovery timetable.
Joe Haggerty on Twitter
ImpactCampbell suffered a broken leg in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals and underwent surgery to repair the injury last week. Campbell should be 100 percent in time for training camp.
Gregory Campbell attends Monday's match | 06/18/2013 7:26 AM
NewsGregory Campbell attended Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Finals.
ImpactHe sustained a broken leg, which required surgery to repair, in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals versus Pittsburgh. Campbell was seen on walking around on crutches, but having him around probably gave his teammates a lift Monday night in their 2-0 victory.
Gregory Campbell undergoes surgery on fibula | 06/11/2013 6:39 PM
NewsGregory Campbell underwent surgery to repair his broken fibula Monday.
ImpactThe team deemed the surgery successful, but we won't know anything for certain until later in the summer. Campbell will miss the Stanley Cup final, but it's unknown how long it will take him to rehab the injury.
Gregory Campbell could need surgery | 06/06/2013 5:36 PM
NewsGregory Campbell is projected to visit with doctors to determine if surgery will be required to repair his broken fibula.
Nick Kypreos on Twitter
ImpactWhether a procedure is needed or not, Campbell is expected to miss the rest of the playoffs after blocking a slap shot in Game 3.
Gregory Campbell (leg) done for playoffs | 06/06/2013 11:39 AM
NewsThe Boston Bruins have confirmed that Gregory Campbell sustained a broken right leg and will miss the rest of the season.
ImpactThe injury occurred in the second period of Game 3 during a Pittsburgh power play when Campbell was hit by a slap shot from Evgeni Malkin. He couldn't get off the ice because the Penguins controlled the puck, so for about 50 seconds he tried his best to continue killing the penalty before limping his way to the bench and into the locker room. His grit and versatility will be missed by the Bruins.
Report: Gregory Campbell broke his leg | 06/06/2013 3:21 AM
NewsIf an ESPN Boston report is correct, Gregory Campbell broke his leg blocking a shot, effectively ending his season.
ImpactRegardless, this could make the rugged forward's insistence upon staying out for the PK a historic moment of toughness, particularly if the Bruins manage to win the 2013 Stanley Cup.
Bruins call Gregory Campbell's issue srious | 06/06/2013 2:26 AM
NewsThe Boston Bruins didn't really give an official update regarding Gregory Campbell's status beyond head coach Claude Julien calling his injury serious.
Boston Bruins on Twitter
ImpactThe team announced that more will be known on Thursday.
Gregory Campbell leaves after blocking shot | 06/05/2013 9:56 PM
NewsGregory Campbell headed to the locker room after blocking a shot on the Bruins penalty kill late in the second period
ImpactIt didn't look good, but Campbell did his best to still help out after getting drilled with Evgeni Malkin's one-timer. Campbell played 6:51 before departing. He had a very rough time skating to the bench.
G. Campbell looks forward to Penguins' series | 05/27/2013 8:38 AM
NewsGregory Campbell is looking forward to playing the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference finals.
Impact"We've all watched Pittsburgh play, we've played against them enough and we have a lot of respect for that team, the way they're coached, and they have four really good lines and guys that contribute and they got scoring from every line and they're not too far removed from winning the Stanley Cup and they know how to win, so I think it will be a great matchup," Campbell said. "We're excited about it, and we're going to have to be good." Campbell found the back of the net twice in Game 5 of their second-round series to propel them past the New York Rangers.
Gregory Campbell pushes Bruins past Rangers | 05/25/2013 8:46 PM
NewsGregory Campbell scored twice in Boston's 3-1 victory against the New York Rangers.
ImpactThe Boston Bruins have won their second-round series and will take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference finals. Torey Krug scored a goal and now has four goals and five points in five playoff games. Krug had just three games worth of NHL experience before the 2013 postseason. Nathan Horton, Brad Marchand, Daniel Paille, Tyler Seguin, and Shawn Thornton each registered an assist. Jaromir Jagr had a team-high four shots on goal, but is still searching for his first goal of the playoffs.
Gregory Campbell scores, fights in Gm 2 win | 05/20/2013 9:43 AM
NewsGregory Campbell got his first goal of the 2013 playoffs in Sunday's 5-2 win over the Rangers in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.
ImpactThe fourth-line center also picked up three hits and a fighting major in the third when he squared off with pugilist Derek Dorsett. Campbell has two points, 11 penalty minutes and 25 hits in nine playoff games.
Bruins' fourth line playing big role | 05/03/2013 8:54 AM
NewsThe Bruins' reunited fourth line of Daniel Paille, Gregory Campbell and Shawn Thornton has carried over its solid late-season play into the playoffs.
ImpactThe trio wasn't able to be kept together for the entire season because of injuries and other players' struggles, but it's back now and played a big role in the Game 1 win, accounting for 10 of the team's 30 hits and two assists. "Yeah, I think we were pretty good," said Campbell. "At times I guess that's our job a lot of the time, to create energy, to change momentum, and just be hard to play against. It's important to be hard on the puck and win battles and do little things well in the playoffs, and that's kind of the M.O. of our line."
G. Campbell steps up in Bergeron's absence | 04/15/2013 7:59 AM
NewsGregory Campbell has stepped up nicely while Patrice Bergeron has been out with a concussion.
ImpactCampbell has two goals and five points in his last four games. He typically serves as a fourth-line center with the Bruins, but he's pretty good offensively for a player in that role. Bergeron might return as early as Monday and Campbell will fall in the depth charts if he does.
Gregory Campbell heating up alongside Jagr | 04/12/2013 8:33 AM
NewsGregory Campbell notched an assist Thursday night, his fifth point in the last three games.
ImpactCampbell's sudden outburst has come while playing with Jaromir Jagr, who has proven over time he can turn just about anyone into an offensive force. This run is unlikely to last given Campbell's career track record, but it certainly makes him an intriguing play in deeper leagues as long as he's skating with No. 68.
Gregory Campbell gets two goals in win | 04/10/2013 10:24 PM
NewsGregory Campbell notched two goals in the Bruins' 5-4 win over the Devils on Wednesday night.
ImpactNot the guy you expect to be lighting up the scoresheet, but the Bruins will certainly take the secondary (or shall we say, tertiary) scoring. Campbell's goals were just his fourth of the season, and first since Feb. 26. Daniel Paille had a goal and an assist, while Tyler Seguin and Zdeno Chara potted the other markers. Rich Peverley and Jaromir Jagr had two helpers.
Gregory Campbell impresses in top-six role | 04/09/2013 7:12 AM
NewsGregory Campbell played between Brad Marchand and Jaromir Jagr in Monday's win over Carolina.
ImpactHe usually plays on the fourth line, but looked comfortable in his new role in Boston's top-six forward group. Campbell collected two assists, two shots, a plus-2 rating and two hits in the Bruins' 6-2 victory. Coach Claude Julien liked what Campbell's style brought to the table for his new linemates. "It's about getting pucks to the net and getting his nose dirty in all areas," said Julien. "He's a decent centerman for those guys who like to move the puck around. He made room for those guys. He opened up some passing lanes."
Gregory Campbell practices on Bruins 2nd line | 04/08/2013 9:09 AM
NewsGregory Campbell practiced on a line with Brad Marchand and Jaromir Jagr on Sunday.
CSN New England
ImpactCampbell typically serves as a bottom-six center, but he does contribute offensively. With Patrice Bergeron out indefinitely due to a concussion, Campbell is one of the players the Bruins will be looking towards to step up.
Gregory Campbell moves up to second line | 02/06/2013 3:47 PM
NewsGregory Campbell will join Patrice Begeron and Tyler Seguin on Boston's second line for Wednesday's game versus Montreal.
CSN New England
ImpactHe skated there during the team's morning skate, with Brad Marchand not expected to play because of an upper-body injury. Campbell has one goal and two assists in eight games.
|Goals||2||at NYR||Mar 2||2|
|Assists||1||13 times-last:at Min||last:Apr 8||2|
|Points||2||at NYR||Mar 2||2|
|Penalty Minutes||5||5 times-last:at Col||last:Mar 21||17|
|Plus/Minus||2||at NYR||Mar 2||2|
|Power Play Goals||0||82 times-last:at NJ||last:Apr 13||0|
|Power Play Points||1||at Min||Apr 8||1|
|Shorthanded Goals||1||at NYR||Mar 2||1|
|Shorthanded Points||1||2 times-last:at NYR||last:Mar 2||1|
|Shots||5||vs. Wsh||Mar 1||3|
|Goals||13||2 times-last: 2010-11 (Bos)|
|Penalty Minutes||93||2010-11 (Bos)|
|Power Play Goals||1||2 times-last: 2010-11 (Bos)|
|Shorthanded Goals||2||2007-08 (Fla)|
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