• Born in Windsor, Ontario he holds dual citizenship as his family moved to Michigan when he was two years old.
• In the 2010 Ontario Hockey League playoffs, Fowler finished sixth in scoring among defensemen with 14 points (3-11--14) in 19 games as Windsor won their second consecutive Robertson Cup as OHL Champions.
• In 55 games this season he tallied 55 points (8-47--55), finishing seventh among OHL defensemen, and his plus-38 rating helped the Spitfires finish first in their conference.
• As a member of Team USA he won a gold medal at the 2010 World Junior Championship and at the 2009 Under-18 World Championship where he was named the tournament's Top Defenseman.
• Fowler played two seasons in Ann Arbor, Michigan with the U.S. National Training Development Program. In 2008-09 he was a member of the Under-18 team recording 30 points (6-24--30) in 38 games.
• He is also a graduate of the Detroit Honeybakked AAA hockey system, playing his last year in minor-midget totaling 28 points (8-20--28) in 52 games. He was also originally recruited to play for the University of Notre Dame before deciding to play for Windsor in the OHL.
• Fowler played Division 1 Baseball in High School for Farmington. As the Cinderella team in the 2007 Michigan State Championships, Fowler took the loss as the relief pitcher in the final game against Lake Orion.
• His childhood hockey hero was Bobby Orr because his dad would tell him about Orr and he wears number 24 instead of four because fellow 2010 Draft prospect and teammate Taylor Hall already it in Windsor.
NHL Team: Montreal Canadiens NHL Player: Anaheim’s Scott Niedermayer Shootout move: “Backhand to forehand” Goal celebration: Fist pump Video Game: Call of Duty Movie: Tommy Boy Actor: Will Ferrell Music Artist: Lil Wayne Website: google.com Book: Playing with Fire by Theo Fleruy Pump-up song: “Lalala Girl” by Paffendorf Home cooked meal: Enchiladas Activity away from the rink: Golf
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs