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Doug Crossman

Doug Crossman

Defenseman
BIRTHDATE: June 13, 1960
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Peterborough, ON, Canada
WEIGHT: 190 DRAFTED: CHI / 1979 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 6th   (112th overall)
OMJHL First All-Star Team (1980) Traded to Philadelphia by Chicago with Chicago's 2nd round choice (Scott Mellanby) in 1984 Entry Draft for Behn Wilson, June 8, 1983. Traded to Los Angeles by Philadelphia for Jay Wells, September 29, 1988. Traded to NY Islanders by Los Angeles to complete transaction that sent Mark Fitzpatrick and Wayne McBean to NY Islanders (February 22, 1989), May 23, 1989. Traded to Hartford by NY Islanders for Ray Ferraro, November 13, 1990. Traded to Detroit by Hartford for Doug Houda, February 20, 1991. Traded to Quebec by Detroit with Dennis Vial for cash, June 15, 1992. Claimed by Tampa Bay from Quebec in Expansion Draft, June 18, 1992. Traded to St. Louis by Tampa Bay with Basil McRae and Tampa Bay's 4th round choice (Andrei Petrakov) in 1996 Entry Draft for Jason Ruff, January 28, 1993.
Quote of the Day

I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.

— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday