Madison Bowey

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Madison Bowey
Born(1995-04-22) April 22, 1995 (age 19)
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)
PositionDefence
ShootsRight
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Washington Capitals
Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
NHL Draft53rd overall, 2013
Washington Capitals
Playing career2011–present
 
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Madison Bowey
Born(1995-04-22) April 22, 1995 (age 19)
Winnipeg, MB, CAN
Height6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight203 lb (92 kg; 14 st 7 lb)
PositionDefence
ShootsRight
NHL team (P)
Cur. team
Washington Capitals
Kelowna Rockets (WHL)
NHL Draft53rd overall, 2013
Washington Capitals
Playing career2011–present

Madison Bowey (born April 22, 1995) is a Canadian ice hockey defenceman. He is plays with the Kelowna Rockets in the Western Hockey League (WHL). Bowey was selected by the Washington Capitals in the 2nd round (53rd overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

During the 2012-13 season he played with Team Canada to win gold medals at both the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament[1] and the 2013 IIHF World U18 Championships.[2] Leading up to the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Bowey was rated as a top prospect.[3]

Junior career[edit]

Bowey was selected by the Kelowna Rockets in the second round, 23rd overall, in the 2010 WHL Bantam Draft. He appeared in 3 games at the end of Kelowna's 2010-11 WHL season recording one assist. The next year he emerged as a mainstay on the Rockets' blue-line, putting up 8 goals and 21 points in 57 games with a +3 rating and 39 PIM. He also scored a goal in 4 games in Kelowna's first round sweep at the hands of the Portland Winterhawks. Bowey also represented Team Canada West at the 2012 World U-17 Hockey Challenge, recording a goal in 5 games. During the 2011-12 WHL season Bowey emerged as one of Kelowna's most valuable defenders, scoring 12 goals and 30 points in 69 games with a +41 rating. His plus-minus rating that season was good for thirteenth amongst WHL players that season and he solidified his status as a major NHL prospect for the 2013 NHL Entry Draft. He helped lead the Rockets to a division title and a seven game first round post-season victory over the Seattle Thunderbirds before being defeated by the arch rival Kamloops Blazers in the second round. Bowey recorded 4 assists in 11 total playoff games.

In the 2013–14 WHL season with Kelowna, Bowey scored 25 points in his first 25 games, demonstrating his development into a solid two-way defenceman.[4]

Professional career[edit]

On April 2, 2014, the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL) signed Bowey to a three-year, entry-level contract[5] to begin with the 2014–15 NHL season.

International Play[edit]

Bowey represented the Canada men's national under-18 ice hockey team at the 2013 IIHF World U18 Championships.[6] Bowey scored the tying goal against the United States in the gold medal match before teammate and Toronto Maple Leafs first round draft pick Frederik Gauthier scored the game-winner in a 3-2 victory over the heavily favoured American squad. He ended up scoring 2 goals and 4 points in 7 games with a +3 rating over the course of the tournament for the Canadians.

Awards and honours[edit]

AwardsYear
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament Gold Medal with Team Canada2012[7]
IIHF World U18 Championship Gold Medal with Team Canada2013[8]

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