B. J. Crombeen
Brandon James ' B. J. " Crombeen (born 10 July 1985 in Denver, Colorado ) is an American professional ice hockey player (right winger ), who plays for the Tampa Bay Lightning in the National Hockey League since July 2012. He is the former NHL player Mike Crombeen son.
Crombeen was selected by the Dallas Stars during the NHL Entry Draft in 2003 in the second round to 54th place. After four years in the Ontario Hockey League, between 2001 and 2005, with the Barrie Colts, he played from the 2005/06 season for the farm team of the stars, the Iowa Stars of the American Hockey League and the Idaho Steelheads in the ECHL. After he had spent the first half of the 2006/07 season in Finland Ässät Pori, he returned to Idaho and won with the Steelheads the Kelly Cup. The following season he played first again for the Iowa Stars in the AHL, but managed in the course of the season made it into the NHL. There he completed eight games of the regular season, in which he prepared two goals and five playoff games for the Dallas Stars. Early in the course of the season 2008/ 09 he was bound on the waiver list of the St. Louis Blues.
Awards and achievements
- 2003 Gold medal at the U18 World Youth Championship
- 2007 Kelly Cup win with the Idaho Steelheads
(End of season 2012/ 13)