Famous Burlingtonians

Adam Creighton - Professional Hockey Player

Born in Burlington where he lived until he was 11 years old, Adam Creighton is a retired professional ice hockey player. As a member of the Ottawa 67’s his team won the Memorial Cup in 1984 and he was awarded the Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy as the tournament’s MVP and was also named the Memorial Cup All-Star Centre. Creighton played for Canada at the 1985 IIHF World Juniors in Finland where he scored eight and assisted on four over seven games and Canada won gold.  He played 708 career National Hockey League games with the Buffalo Sabres, Chicago Blackhawks, New York Islanders, Tampa Bay Lightning and St. Louis Blues. Creighton now serves as a scout for the Boston Bruins organization in Ontario.