Eagles add experienced NHL forward Drayson Bowman
Windsor, Colo. – The Colorado Eagles announced that they have agreed to terms with forward Drayson Bowman for the 2015-16 season.
A veteran of 180 NHL games with the Carolina Hurricanes and Montreal Canadiens, the 26-year-old winger has posted 33 points (15g-18a) in six seasons in the National Hockey League. A third-round selection (72nd overall) of the Hurricanes in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, Bowman has played in 428 professional contests, registering 176 points (85g-91a).
The Grand Rapids, Mich. native is the older brother of Eagles' defenseman Collin Bowman, as the pair will now be playing on the same team for the first time in their respective careers. In addition to his time in the NHL, Bowman has also competed in 248 AHL contests, registering 143 points (70g-73a).
Prior to making his NHL debut in 2009, Bowman spent four seasons in the Western Hockey League with the Spokane Chiefs and helped the team capture a WHL title and a Memorial Cup championship in 2008. He was named to the Memorial Cup All-Star Team and the WHL West Second All-Star Team that same season. Bowman was named to the WHL West Second All-Star Team again in 2009.