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Troy Crowder (born May 3, 1968) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey right winger who played parts of seven seasons in the National Hockey League with the New Jersey Devils, Detroit Red Wings, Los Angeles Kings, and Vancouver Canucks from 1987–88 to 1996–97.

Troy Crowder
Born (1968-05-03) May 3, 1968 (age 51)
Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 4 in (193 cm)
Weight 238 lb (108 kg; 17 st 0 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shot Right
Played for Vancouver Canucks
Los Angeles Kings
Detroit Red Wings
New Jersey Devils
NHL Draft 108th overall, 1986
New Jersey Devils
Playing career 1987–1997

Crowder was born in Sudbury, Ontario. He was drafted 108th overall by the Devils in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft. He compiled 433 career penalty minutes in 150 NHL games played. He also scored nine goals and sixteen points.[1]

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PoliticsEdit

In June 2017, Crowder announced that he was seeking the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario nomination in provincial riding of Sudbury for the 2018 Ontario general elections. He was acclaimed as the candidate on June 29, 2017.[2] Crowder placed second in the election, behind Ontario New Democratic Party candidate Jamie West.

Following his defeat in the provincial election, he registered to run for mayor of Greater Sudbury in the 2018 municipal election. He finished fifth in that race.

Career statisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1985–86 Hamilton Steelhawks OHL 56 4 4 8 178
1986–87 Belleville Bulls OHL 21 5 5 10 52
1986–87 North Bay Centennials OHL 35 6 11 17 90 23 3 9 12 99
1987–88 New Jersey Devils NHL 1 0 0 0 12
1987–88 North Bay Centennials OHL 9 1 2 3 44
1987–88 Belleville Bulls OHL 46 12 27 39 103 6 2 3 5 24
1987–88 Utica Devils AHL 3 0 0 0 15
1988–89 Utica Devils AHL 62 6 4 10 152 2 0 0 0 25
1989–90 New Jersey Devils NHL 10 0 0 0 23 2 0 0 0 10
1989–90 Nashville Knights ECHL 3 0 0 0 15
1990–91 New Jersey Devils NHL 59 6 3 9 182
1991–92 Detroit Red Wings NHL 7 0 0 0 35 1 0 0 0 0
1994–95 Los Angeles Kings NHL 29 1 2 3 99
1995–96 Los Angeles Kings NHL 15 1 0 1 42
1996–97 Vancouver Canucks NHL 30 1 2 3 52
1996–97 Syracuse Crunch AHL 2 0 0 0 0
1997–98 Hannover Scorpions DEL 13 1 1 2 72 6 1 1 2 33
1998–99 Hershey Bears AHL 25 0 1 1 44
1998–99 London Knights BISL 16 2 3 5 71 6 1 1 2 4
2002–03 Saint-Jean Mission QSPHL 4 0 2 2 0
NHL totals 150 9 7 16 433 4 0 0 0 22

Electoral resultsEdit

2018 Ontario general election: Sudbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
New Democratic Jamie West 17,386 48.07 +12.92
Progressive Conservative Troy Crowder 8,405 23.24 +15.73
Liberal Glenn Thibeault 8,108 22.42 -18.83
Green David Robinson 1,504 4.16 +0.92
Consensus Ontario Mila Chavez Wong 284 0.79
Libertarian James Wendler 212 0.59
None of the Above David Sylvestre 186 0.51
Independent J. David Popescu 82 0.23 +0.14
Total valid votes 36,167 100.0  
Turnout 54.9
Eligible voters 65,850
New Democratic gain from Liberal Swing -1.37
Source: Elections Ontario[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Internet Hockey Database, http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/stats/pdisplay.php?pid=1173 accessed 23 January 2010
  2. ^ "Former NHL tough guy Crowder puts up dukes for PCs". Sudbury Star, June 28, 2017.
  3. ^ "Summary of Valid Votes Cast for each Candidate" (PDF). Elections Ontario. p. 10-11. Retrieved 20 January 2019.