Crowder recalled, Cyclones sign Craig


CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Cincinnati Cyclones, ECHL affiliate of the NHL’s Florida Panthers and Nashville Predators, announced that forward Paul Crowder has been recalled to the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League. In a separate transaction, the Cyclones have signed forward Tom Craig.

Crowder, a 28-year-old forward, ranked second on the Cyclones through 42 games with 30 points (12g-18a) and six multi-point games. He has logged five games this season with the Admirals, notching two assists in that span. The Victoria, British Columbia native is just two points away from reaching 200 in his professional career.

Craig, a rookie forward, comes to the Queen City after beginning the year in the SPHL – skating in a total of 26 games and amassing six points (2g-4a) with Mississippi and Knoxville. Prior to this season, the six-foot-three-inch, 200-pounder was a three-year letter winner at the University of Windsor where he notched 14 points (9g-5a) in 53 collegiate games.