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Tim Crowder

Fife Flyers are pleased to confirm the addition of 32 year old forward Tim Crowder to their 2019/20 Elite League roster.

Tim, younger brother of returning forward Paul Crowder, has 158 ECHL games on his CV with 32 goals and 63 assists.

Last season Tim signed with Danny Stewart's Coventry Blaze and went on to ice in 66 games, scoring 27 goals and 43 assists to average over 1 point per game.

Head coach Todd Dutiaume said the following about the capture of Tim Crowder "Both the Crowder brothers made a significant impact in the league's scoring charts. We are hoping to re-tap into that offensive capability again this season.

"Tim provides us with a dynamic potency on the right side.

"This deal took a while to get over the line but we are sure it was worth the wait."

The 6'2" right-shooter, from Victoria, BC, Canada, has spent six years in the French Ligue Magnus with Dijon, Angers, Amiens and most recently Chamonix.

In France, Crowder iced 233 season games posting 114 goals, 137 assists for 251 points.

Tim was a Cup winner with Gothiques d'Amiens during 2013/14, a competition in which he played a total of 22 times with 27 points. The following season, he represented Amiens side in 6 IIHF Continental Cup games tallying 4 points.

Included in his European experience are brief stints in the Czech second division and Swedish first division.

His collegiate career was played in the NCAA with Michigan State University where he had 106 points in 151 games over four years. In 2007 he was an NCAA Champion and later an associate Captain.

In 2005, he was drafted round 5, 126th overall by the Pittsburgh Penguins.

Speaking about joining Fife, Tim said the following "I am happy to be come back to the EIHL for my second season and to be joining the Fife Flyers.

"It will be a great opportunity to play a season with my brother and enjoy some time in Scotland. I am hoping to bring some more offensive skill to an already strong offensive team.

"I plan to contribute the best I can to move the Flyers up the rankings for the coming season.

"I look forward to getting started and hope the fans will ready for an exciting season."

 

To find out more about Tims' career, check out his stats on Elite Prospects: https://www.eliteprospects.com/player/14857/tim-crowder

2019/20 EIHL LEAGUE STANDINGS

TeamGPPts
Sheffield Steelers Sheffield 14 18
Belfast Giants Belfast 11 18
Glasgow Clan Glasgow 12 17
Cardiff Devils Cardiff 10 14
Coventry Blaze Coventry 13 14
Fife Flyers Fife 13 13
Guilford Flames Guildford 12 12
Nottingham Panthers Nottingham 13 11
Dundee Stars Dundee 15 7
Manchester Manchester 11 7
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