Know About Craig Button; Net Worth, Twitter, Wife, TSN, Age, Contract

Craig-Button
Published Date: 12 Jun, 2019 Updated date: 12 Jun, 2019

The Ice Hockey Broadcast, Craig Button was a former National Hockey League executive. He was also associated with AHL team, Saint John Flames who joined the Toronto Maple Leafs as a scout in 2004. Craig…

The Ice Hockey Broadcast, Craig Button was a former National Hockey League executive. He was also associated with AHL team, Saint John Flames who joined the Toronto Maple Leafs as a scout in 2004.

Craig Button Bio & Family

The sports analyst was born as Craig J. Button on 3 January 1963 in Rochester, New York to parents, Jack and Bridget Button. His father was an executive with the Rochester Americans, while mother was the secretary to long-time Toronto Maple Leafs. He has a brother, Tod was an assistant coach with the Washington Capitals and is currently the Director of Scouting with the Calgary Flames.

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Craig went to Riverdale High School in Pierrefonds, Quebec in 1980. Then, he attended the Concordia University, Montreal, to complete his Bachelor of Arts in Economics in 1987.

Career & Net Worth

The 56-year old has a soaring net worth of $3 million as a sportscaster. His first NHL management career began in 1988 with the Minnesota North Stars. Besides, he became the Director of Scouting for Dallas Stars from 1992 to 1998 and the Director of Player Personnel for Dallas Stars between 1998 to 2000.

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In the same year, he got the fortune to be the Vice President and General Manager of the Calgary Flames in 2000. However, he could not continue the job after his contract did not get renewed. Likewise, Craig is also responsible for developing the Saint John Flames, of the AHL to secure the 2001 Calder Cup championship. He also makes a good paycheck as the analyst in the sports specialty service, The Sports Network (TSN).

Craig Button’s Wife

Apart from his giant career, Craig has the most loving wife, Cara Button. She was his long-time girlfriend, and after having an affair for some year, they went to exchange wedding vows. Together, the pair shares two daughters, Chandler Button, and Quinn Button. Craig is always on high praise for the three strong women of his house.

Craig Button with wife Cara and daughters Chandler and Quinn on 13 May 2018 (Picture: Craig’s Twitter)

However, the most loved media person remains silent to speak anything about his marital history.

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Some Interesting Facts About Craig Button

  • Craig’s mom was also the General Manager and Head Coach and Hockey Hall of Fame member George “Punch” Imlach.
  • His dad also worked as the executive positions at the American Hockey League before being the NHL executive.
  • The family resided to Montreal in 1975 when NHL President Clarence Campbell hired his father.
  • Craig is a vivid social media user and till now has over 119k Twitter followers.

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