Vancouver, B.C. – Vancouver Canucks Senior Vice-President and General Manager Dave Nonis announced today that the Canucks have claimed forward Jeff Cowan off waivers.
Cowan, 30, has played 21 games this season with the Los Angeles Kings, recording two assists and 32 penalty minutes. In 325 career NHL games, Cowan has 40 goals, 30 assists (40-30-70) and 492 penalty minutes.
The 6-foot-2, 210 lbs., native of Scarborough, Ontario has played for the Calgary Flames, Atlanta Thrashers and Kings in his seven year NHL career.
Cowan was originally signed by the Calgary Flames as a free agent in 1995.