Famous Burlingtonians

Peter Crosbie - Professional Hockey Player

Crosbie was a goalie who played all his minor hockey in Burlington and then played Junior A for the St. Catharines Black Hawks and London Knights. His team won the OHA Championship in 1971 (St. Catharines) and he was named to the OMJHL All-Star Second Team: 1972-73 (London).  He was drafted by both the Boston Bruins and the Los Angeles Sharks in the 1973 NHL and WHA Amateur Drafts.  He played for Boston (AHL); Cape Cod, Binghamton (NAHL); and Providence (AHL).  After he retired he was president of Crosbie Interiors, a commercial painting company in Toronto.  Crosbie passed away in 2017.