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B.J. Crombeen

B.J. Crombeen has scored eight points and has 107 PIM in 40 games this season. (Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images)

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B.J. Crombeen has scored eight points and has 107 PIM in 40 games this season. (Photo by Scott Audette/NHLI via Getty Images)

Status: Tampa Bay Lightning right wing.
 
DOB: July 10, 1985 In: Denver, Co.
 
Ht: 6-foot-2  Wt: 210 pounds
 
First Hockey Memory: "I actually remember skating on a pond with a friend, chasing around my older brother. I have an older brother (Ryan). He always played hockey growing up so I knew that was kinda something I always wanted to do. And it was following him around on the rink."
 
Hockey Inspirations: "My dad (Mike) was a big inspiration. He played before I was born, but I knew he played and learned a lot from him and still do to this day."
 
Last Book Read: "Was a private equity book. I don't know what the title is."
 
Current Car: "I have an Audi A6 (white)."
 
First Job: "Dishwasher at a golf course."
 
Greatest Sports Moment: "Probably just breaking into the league. Getting my first game and establishing myself in the league."
 
Most Painful Moment: "Last year. I broke my scapula (chuckles). That was the most painful for sure. I went into the boards, kind of head-first and broke my scapula in a few spots."
 
First Famous Hockey Player You Met Or Encountered: "I honestly don't know who the first one was. Actually, Pat Verbeek is from the same city as my dad so I met him."
 
Favorite Arena To Play: "Right here...St. Pete or whatever it's called...Tampa Bay Times Forum."
 
Most Memorable Goal: "Probably last year in the playoffs against San Jose (with St. Louis)."
 
Favorite NHL Sweater(s): "It's gotta be the Lightning now."
 
Funniest Player Encountered: "Matt D'Agostini. Ty Conklin. Alex Steen."
 
Closest Hockey Friends: "Matt D'Agostini. Jay McClement. Eric Brewer."
 
Embarrassing Hockey Memory: "I can't think of anything right now - other than getting beat up too bad (chuckles). (By who?) I've had lots. So I can't name one."
 
Strangest Game: "Actually, I think we (St. Louis) beat Detroit 10-1 in Detroit and it was usually the other way around playing that team. So it was a pretty strange game to beat them 10-1."
 
Favorite Sport Outside Hockey: "Golf."
 
Toughest Competitors Encountered: "Probably Jonathan Toews."
 
Funny Hockey Memory: "Lots. Just usually being around with the guys. Some of the pranks are fun stuff you get to do when you spend a lot of time with the same group of guys."
 
Three Athletes You Like To Watch And Follow: "That's a tough one...Peyton Manning. Novak Djokovic. And Rory McIlroy."
 
Personality Qualities Most Admired: "Honesty. Integrity. Hard working."

Mark 'Scoop' Malinowski's second book "Marcelo Rios: The Man We Barely Knew" is available on www.amazon.com. Malinowski is the creator of two websites: www.thebiofile.com and www.tennis-prose.com.

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