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Madison Bowey (born April 22, 1995) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman, currently playing for the Detroit Red Wings of the National Hockey League (NHL). Bowey was selected 53rd overall by the Washington Capitals in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft.

Madison Bowey
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Bowey with the Washington Capitals in 2017
Born (1995-04-22) April 22, 1995 (age 24)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 198 lb (90 kg; 14 st 2 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Detroit Red Wings
Washington Capitals
NHL Draft 53rd overall, 2013
Washington Capitals
Playing career 2015–present

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] Bowey won the Stanley Cup in 2018 with the Capitals.

Playing careerEdit

JuniorEdit

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 2012–13 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]

ProfessionalEdit

Washington CapitalsEdit

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.

On October 14, 2017, Bowey was recalled from the Hershey Bears to replace Matt Niskanen who was placed on injured reserve.[6] On October 26, 2017, he earned his first NHL point on an assist for Chandler Stephenson's first NHL goal in a 6–2 loss against the Vancouver Canucks.[7] On June 7, 2018, Bowey won his first Stanley Cup with the Washington Capitals after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in five games to capture the first Stanley Cup in the history of their franchise.[8]

In the following 2018–19 season, Bowey made the opening night roster for the first time in his career. On December 29, in a 3–2 win over the Ottawa Senators, both Bowey and fellow rookie defenseman Tyler Lewington recorded their first NHL goals, making the two players the first defensemen in Capitals history to score their first NHL goals in the same game.[9] Bowey recorded six points in 33 games for the Capitals.

Detroit Red WingsEdit

On February 22, 2019, the Capitals traded Bowey to the Detroit Red Wings, along with a second-round pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, in exchange for Nick Jensen, and a fifth-round pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft.[10]

He scored his first goal with the Red Wings on March 14 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.[11]

International playEdit

Medal record
Representing   Canada
Ice hockey
Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament
  2012 Piešťany
IIHF World U18 Championship
  2013 Russia
IIHF World U20 Championship
  2015 Canada

Bowey represented the Canada men's national under-18 ice hockey team at the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, helping contribute to a Gold Medal placing.[12] At the 2013 IIHF World U18 Championships, Bowey scored the tying goal against the United States in the gold medal match before teammate Frédérik 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.[13]

Career statisticsEdit

Regular season and playoffsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2010–11 Winnipeg Wild MMHL 41 16 22 38 35 6 2 0 2 10
2010–11 Kelowna Rockets WHL 3 0 1 1 4 1 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Kelowna Rockets WHL 57 8 13 21 39 4 1 0 1 4
2012–13 Kelowna Rockets WHL 69 12 18 30 75 11 0 4 4 14
2013–14 Kelowna Rockets WHL 72 21 39 60 93 14 5 9 14 14
2014–15 Kelowna Rockets WHL 58 17 43 60 66 19 7 12 19 24
2015–16 Hershey Bears AHL 70 4 25 29 58 21 0 6 6 35
2016–17 Hershey Bears AHL 34 3 11 14 28 10 2 2 4 6
2017–18 Hershey Bears AHL 9 2 6 8 6
2017–18 Washington Capitals NHL 51 0 12 12 24
2018–19 Washington Capitals NHL 33 1 5 6 38
2018–19 Detroit Red Wings NHL 17 1 3 4 8
NHL totals 101 2 20 22 70

InternationalEdit

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2012 Canada Western U17 10th 5 1 0 1 6
2013 Canada IH18   5 0 1 1 6
2013 Canada WJC18   7 2 2 4 6
2015 Canada WJC   7 1 3 4 2
Junior totals 24 4 6 10 20

Awards and honoursEdit

Award Year
WHL
CHL Top Prospects Game 2013
West Second All-Star Team 2014
West First All-Star Team 2015
Memorial Cup All-Star Team 2015
NHL
Stanley Cup (Washington Capitals) 2018 [14]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Madison Bowey - The Next Ones: 2013 NHL Draft Prospect Profile". thehockeywriters.com. June 12, 2013. Retrieved June 17, 2013.
  2. ^ "Bowey Scores as Canada Beats USA 3-2 to Win Under-18 Gold". ManitobaHockeyNews.com. February 3, 2013. Archived from the original on February 6, 2015. Retrieved February 3, 2013.
  3. ^ "Draft Profile: Madison Bowey". starsofbigd.com. June 21, 2013. Retrieved June 22, 2013.
  4. ^ "Predicting the Next 5 Washington Capitals Prospects to Arrive in the NHL". Bleacher Report. May 6, 2014. Retrieved May 6, 2014.
  5. ^ "Capitals Sign Defense Prospect Madison Bowey to Three-Year, Entry-Level Contract". russianmachineneverbreaks.com. April 2, 2014. Retrieved April 2, 2014.
  6. ^ Washington Capitals (October 14, 2017). "Capitals Recall Madison Bowey From Hershey". NHL.com. Arlington, Va: Washington Capitals. Retrieved December 8, 2017.
  7. ^ Duncan, Josh (October 27, 2017). "Former Rockets' captain Madison Bowey records 1st NHL point against the Canucks". kelownanow.com. Retrieved December 8, 2017.
  8. ^ Rosen, Dan. "Capitals win Stanley Cup, defeat Golden Knights in Game 5 of Final". NHL.com. Retrieved June 7, 2018.
  9. ^ "Washington Capitals hold on to beat slumping Ottawa Senators". sportsnet.ca. December 29, 2018. Retrieved December 31, 2018.
  10. ^ DiFilippo, Alex (February 22, 2019). "Red Wings acquire Bowey and 2nd round pick in 2020 from Washington". Detroit Red Wings. Retrieved February 22, 2019.
  11. ^ @FOXSportsDet (March 14, 2019). "Madison Bowey scores his first goal as a Red Wing! #LGRW" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  12. ^ "22 CHL Players Win 2012 Ivan Hlinka U18 Gold". Canadian Hockey League. September 30, 2012. Retrieved June 7, 2015.
  13. ^ "Canada's National Men's Under-18 Team wins gold medal at 2013 Championship". Hockey Canada. May 6, 2013. Retrieved May 6, 2013.
  14. ^ "The Washington Capitals, after years of frustration, win the Stanley Cup". The New York Times. June 7, 2018. Retrieved June 7, 2018.

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