Arizona Coyotes
Arizona Coyotes
B.J. Crombeen
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B.J.Crombeen
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
SHOOTS: Right
WEIGHT: 209
BIRTHDATE: 07/10/1985
AGE: 29
BIRTHPLACE: Denver, CO, USA
DRAFTED: DAL: 2003-54 overall
Signed as a free agent by Pori (Finland), August 2, 2006. Claimed on waivers by St. Louis from Dallas, November 18, 2008. Traded to Tampa Bay by St. Louis with St. Louis's 5th round choice (Austin Poganski) in 2014 Entry Draft for Tampa Bay's 4th round choice (later traded to Edmonton Edmonton selected Jackson Houck) in 2013 Entry Draft and Tampa Bay's 4th round choice (Austin Poganski) in 2014 Entry Draft, July 10, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Orlando (ECHL), November 16, 2012. Traded to Arizona by Tampa Bay with Sam Gagner for a 6th round choice in 2015 Entry Draft, June 29, 2014.
2013-14 Highlights
Recorded 3-7-10 and 79 PIM in 55 games with TBL...Ranked second on the team in PIM...Had one multi-point game and one game-winning goal...Scored the game-winning goal vs. NJD, Mar. 15...Had a goal vs. OTT, Jan. 23...Notched two assists at PHI, Jan. 11...Scored a goal vs. WSH, Jan. 9...2014 Playoffs: Played in two games of the ECQF against MTL.

2012-13 Highlights
Played in 44 games in his first season with the Lightning, recording a goal and eight points to go along with a plus-4 rating and 112 penalty minutes...Led the NHL with 14 major penalties and ranked sixth in penalty minutes...Recorded a career-high and Lightning season-high 22 penalty minutes at OTT, Mar. 23...Scored his first goal as a member of the Lightning at NJD, Mar. 5...Recorded his first point (assist) with TBL at NYI, Jan. 21...Made TBL debut vs. WSH, Jan. 19.

2011-12 Highlights
Played in 40 games with STL, posting a goal and three points to go along with 71 penalty minutes...Missed the season’s first 35 games due to injury...Scored first goal of the season vs. BUF, Jan. 21...2012 Playoffs: Skated in a career-high seven postseason games, registering a goal and 31 penalty minutes...Scored first career playoff goal at SJS, Apr. 19 in the WCQF... Recorded 15 penalty minutes vs. LAK, Apr. 30 in the WCSF.

2010-11 Highlights
Played in a career-high 80 games with the Blues, collecting seven goals and 14 points to go along with 154 penalty minutes... Ranked first on the Blues and 14th in the NHL in penalty minutes...Ranked tied for sixth in the NHL with 17 fighting majors... Served his 500th career penalty minute vs. COL, Apr. 5...Recorded 1-1-2 at DET, Mar. 30...Tallied a career-high six shots on goal on at ANA, Mar. 16...Scored a goal at WSH, Mar. 3...Scored a goal at LAK, Jan. 13 and at SJS, Jan. 15...Played in his 200th game vs. VAN, Dec. 20...Recorded a career-high two assists vs. LAK, Dec. 16...Notched a goal vs. DAL, Nov. 27...Had a goal at CBJ, Nov. 10...Scored vs. ANA, Oct. 11.

2009-10 Highlights
Skated in 79 games with St. Louis, recording seven goals and 15 points to go along with 168 penalty minutes...Ranked second on the Blues and 8th in the NHL in penalty minutes...Ranked second on the team and 12th in the league with 18 fighting majors...Scored a goal vs. LAK, Mar. 25...Had a goal at CBJ, Mar. 13...Notched a goal vs. TOR, Feb. 12...Scored vs. ANA, Jan. 23...Tallied goals at LAK, Jan. 9 and vs. CBJ, Jan. 12...Appeared in his 100th career NHL game vs. PHX, Oct. 29...Tied a career-high with 19 penalty minutes vs. DAL, Oct. 24...Scored at DET, Oct. 2.

2008-09 Highlights
Skated in 81 games with DAL and STL, collecting a career-high 12 goals and 22 points to go along with 148 penalty minutes... Ranked second on the Blues and second among NHL rookies with 148 penalty minutes...Scored twice at PHX, Apr. 7...Had the GWG vs. NYR, Feb. 16...Posted a career-high 19 penalty minutes on Jan. 13 at CGY...Had a goal at VAN, Jan. 9...Notched 1-1-2 vs. CBJ, Jan. 3...Had a goal at SJS, Dec. 13...Recorded a career-high 3-game point streak (5-1-6) from 12/6-12/10... Netted his first career hat trick on Dec. 8 vs. NSH becoming the first Blues rookie to record a hat trick since Vitali Prokhorov completed the task on 10/31/92 vs. PHI...Also registered a career-high four-point game (3-1-4) on Dec. 8 vs. NSH...Made his Blues debut vs. ANA, Nov. 21...Acquired by STL off waivers from DAL on Nov. 18...Played in 15 games with the Stars, tallying a goal and five points with 26 penalty minutes...Scored his first career NHL goal on Oct. 25 vs. WSH...2009 Playoffs: Appeared in four games of the WCQF against VAN, recording 12 penalty minutes.

2007-08 Highlights
Played in eight games with DAL, recording two assists and 39 PIM... Posted his first career NHL point (assist) on Mar. 29 at LAK...Made his NHL debut on Jan. 19 vs. CBJ...Spent most of the season playing for the Iowa Stars (AHL), playing in 65 games and collecting 14 goals and 28 points with 158 penalty minutes...Was named Iowa’s “Most Improved Player”...Ranked first on Iowa in penalty minutes...2008 Playoffs: Skated in five playoff games with DAL, making his NHL postseason debut on Aor. 10 at ANA.

2006-07 Highlights
Split the season between Assat Pori of the Finnish Elite League and Idaho of the ECHL...Ranked second on Assat Pori in penalty minutes (152) and third in goals (13)...Returned to North America in the Spring to join the Idaho Steelheads...Played in 13 games with the Steelheads, collecting seven goals and 11 points with 43 penalty minutes...Was a member of the 2007 Kelly Cup Champion Steelheads, posting five goals and 10 points in 22 playoff games.

2005-06 Highlights
Split time between Iowa (AHL) and Idaho (ECHL)...Skated in 52 games with the Stars, posting five goals and 12 points to go along with 97 penalty minutes...Ranked fourth on Iowa in penalty minutes...Played in eight games with Idaho, recording five goals and eight points with five penalty minutes.

2004-05 Highlights
Skated in 63 games with the Colts, collecting a career-high 31 goals and 49 points with 111 penalty minutes...Ranked second on Barrie in goals and penalty minutes...Named captain at the beginning of the season...Skated in six postseason games, registering 2-4-6 and 35 penalty minutes... Named to the OHL All-Star Team that played against the Russian Selects.

2003-04 Highlights
Played in 62 games with Barrie, collecting 21 goals and a career-high 50 points to go along with 154 penalty minutes...Led the Colts in penalty minutes and ranked third in goals...Played in 12 playoff games, registering 5-7-12 with 35 penalty minutes...Named to the OHL All-Star Team that played against the Russian Selects... Played for the Eastern Conference in the 2003-04 OHL All-Star Game.

2002-03 Highlights
Appeared in 63 games with Barrie, notching 22 goals and 46 points to go with 133 penalty minutes...Skated in six playoff games, recording a goal and eight penalty minutes.

2001-02 Highlights
Played in 60 games with Barrie, collecting 12 goals and 25 points with 118 penalty minutes...Skated in 20 games, recording 1-1-2 and 31 penalty minutes.

International Career
2003: Played in seven games for Team Canada at the IIHF World Junior Championships Under-18 Tournament in Russia, posting a goal and five points...Won a Gold Medal with Team Canada.

Personal
Nickname “Beener”...B.J. and his wife, Janet, have three children: Noah, Boden and Grace...Favorite player growing up was Cam Neely...Other favorites include: Jay Z (music) and “The Shawshank Redemption” (movie)...Enjoys playing golf.