DALLAS STARS ASSIGN RIGHT WING CROMBEEN TO IOWA
FRISCO, Tex. – The Dallas Stars announced today that the club has assigned right wing B.J. Crombeen to the Iowa Stars, Dallas’ primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Crombeen, 22, made his NHL debut on Jan. 19 vs. Columbus and played in three games with the Stars after being recalled for the first time on Jan. 16. In 41 games this season with Iowa, he has posted six goals and seven assists for 13 points with a team-high 103 penalty minutes.
Last season, he played the majority of the season with Assat Pori of the Finnish Elite League, appearing in 55 games and notching 22 points (13-9-22) with 152 penalty minutes. The 6-2, 212-pound right wing also played the final 13 regular season games and all 22 playoff contests with Idaho (ECHL), helping lead the Steelheads to the 2007 Kelly Cup championship. In 22 post-season outings, he registered 10 points (5-5-10).
The native of Denver, Colorado, was Dallas’ second-round selection (54th overall) in the 2003 Entry Draft. In four seasons with Barrie of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) from 2001 – 2005, he recorded 86 goals and 84 assists for 170 points and served as captain during the 2004-05 campaign. Named to the OHL All-Star Team that played against the Russian Selects in 2003 and in 2004, Crombeen played for the Eastern Conference in the 2003-04 OHL All-Star Game.