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Crawford, Bob


Bob Crawford (born April 6, 1959 in Belleville) is a retired ice hockey player.

Drafted by the St. Louis Blues in 1979, Crawford also played for the Hartford Whalers, New York Rangers, and Washington Capitals.

Crawford's great 10-year professional career saw him play for the NHL's New York Rangers, St Louis Blues and his favorite Hartford Whalers. His playing career saw many highlights among them was his 36 goal season with Hartford in 1984 and his trip the 1986 Stanley Cup semi-finals as a member of the New York Rangers. Bob finished up his playing career playing for Krefeld in the German professional league retiring in 1989. A winner of two Championships with the Salt Lake Golden Eagles, Bob also won regular season championships with Krefeld in his two seasons there.

Crawford is part of the famous Crawford family that included three brothers - Marc, Louie and Bob - that played in the NHL. Their father Floyd was the captain of the Belleville MacFarlands, who won the World Championship in 1959. Bob Crawford was inducted into the Belleville Sports Hall of Fame.

Source: Wikipedia

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