Bombers Add Crawford-West, Barker

DAYTON, Ohio – The Dayton Bombers announced that they have extended a tryout to goaltender Brandon Crawford-West and that they have acquired defenseman Robbie Barker from the Greenville Grrrowl in exchange for future considerations.

The Bombers will close out their preseason schedule on Sunday at 2 p.m. when they host the Toledo Storm at the Kettering Recreation Center.

Barker has played the last four seasons at the University of New Hampshire where he had 28 points (4g-24a) and 146 penalty minutes in 110 games.

Selected in the eighth round (250th overall) by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, the 23-year-old Crawford-West played at Miami University (Ohio) in 2004-05 where he had a goals-against average of 2.48 and a save percentage of .917 in 32 games.

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