Foundation Spokesman & Director

Craig Button

As a former NHL executive and scout, TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button draws on his intimate knowledge of the game and its players to deliver insight on the NHL’s top prospects.

Button is also a key analyst on SportsCentre and TSN’s regional NHL broadcasts. He also provides analysis on Montreal Canadiens’ Reginal broadcasts as well as being a key member of TSN’s Hockey Canada’s National Championship and IIHF Championship broadcast coverage.

His respected CRAIG’S LIST delivers a regular ranking of the top players eligible for the upcoming NHL Draft.

Button started his NHL career in 1988 as a scout with the Minnesota North Stars. He stayed with the team during its move to Dallas and served as the Director of Player Personnel during the Stars’ Stanley Cup championship season in 1999.

The Calgary resident was GM of the Calgary Flames from 2000-2003 and was also a pro scout with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Follow on Twitter @craigjbutton