Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Bobby Crawford
Though born in Long Island, New York on May 27th 1960 left winger Bobby Crawford played his junior hockey in Canada spending three seasons with the Oshawa Generals. After his second season he was signed by the New York Rangers, but was traded to the Colorado Rockies just two months later. After his final junior season, which saw him named to the Second All-Star Team Crawford turned pro.

Though most of his first season was spent in the minors, Crawford did play 15 games with the Rockies that season and was able to score 1 goal and 3 assists. The 1981-82 season was spent entirely in the minors where Crawford scored 23 goals and 54 points. Despite his success in minor pro, Crawford was not resigned by the Rockies and hit the free agent market. In June of 1982 Crawford signed a contract with the Detroit Red Wings.

Crawford spent all but one game that year in the minors with the Adirondack Red Wings of the American Hockey League. In his one game call up for Detroit Crawford was held of the score sheet. He retired from hockey at seasons end.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
1976-77 Austin Mavericks MWJHL 44 26 34 60 16
1977-78 Austin Mavericks USHL 10 11 6 17 0
1977-78 United States WJC-A 6 4 9 13 4
1977-78 Oshawa Generals OMJHL 38 21 16 37 2 6 1 4 5 2
1978-79 Oshawa Generals OMJHL 68 41 58 99 68 5 3 3 6 13
1979-80 Oshawa Generals OMJHL 68 61 68 129 48 7 4 4 8 8
1980-81 Colorado Rockies NHL 15 1 3 4 6 +4
1980-81 Fort Worth Texans CHL 61 19 18 37 32 5 2 0 2 4
1981-82 Fort Worth Texans CHL 80 23 31 54 45
1982-83 Detroit Red Wings NHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
1982-83 Adirondack Red Wings AHL 76 28 33 61 32 6 2 5 7 4
1983-84 HC La Chaux-de-Fonds Swiss-2 38 52 26 78
1984-85 EHC Olten Swiss-2
1985-86 EHC Olten Swiss
1986-87 EC Bad Tolz W.Ger-2 36 43 53 96 14 14 24 17 41
1987-88 HC Merano Italy 23 15 23 38 11
1987-88 SB DJK Rosenheim W.German 8 3 5 8 11 3 2 5
1988-89 SV Bayreuth W.Ger-2 32 23 28 51 20
1989-90 EV Regensburg W.Ger-3 23 34 35 69 24 12 28 21 49 16
1990-91 EV Regensburg German-3 40 68 47 115 21
1991-92 EV Regensburg German-3 30 53 36 89 16 12 19 19 38 8
NHL Totals 16 1 3 4 6


OHA Second All-Star Team (1980) Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, November 16, 1979. Traded to Colorado by NY Rangers to complete transaction that sent Barry Beck to NY Rangers (November 2, 1979), January 15, 1980. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, June, 1982.