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Detroit recalls Madison Bowey

Blueliner picked up assist in Griffins debut on Wednesday

by Kyle Kujawa /

DETROIT - The Detroit Red Wings today recalled defenseman Madison Bowey from the American Hockey League's Grand Rapids Griffins.

Bowey, 24, made his Griffins debut on Dec. 11 and assisted on the game-winning goal in the team's 4-3 win over the San Diego Gulls. The fifth-year pro was acquired in a trade by the Red Wings from the Washington Capitals on Feb. 22 and has appeared in 39 games with the team over the last two seasons, totaling 12 points (2-10-12) and 24 penalty minutes. In 2019-20, Bowey has skated in 22 games, logging eight points (1-7-8), 16 penalty minutes, 27 shots on goal, 19 hits and 21 blocked shots in 17:47 average time on ice. Bowey has totaled 123 NHL games between Detroit and Washington since making his NHL debut during the 2017-18 campaign, recording 30 points (3-27-30) and 86 penalty minutes. He won a 2018 Stanley Cup championship with Washington as a rookie in 2017-18, appearing in 51 regular-season games with the Capitals and chipping in a career-high 12 points (0-12-12).

A native of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Bowey has skated in 114 career AHL regular-season games with the Hershey Bears and Griffins, posting 52 points (9-43-52), a plus-28 rating and 94 penalty minutes and adding 10 points (2-8-10) and 41 penalty minutes in 31 Calder Cup Playoff games from 2015-17. Originally a second-round draft pick (53rd overall) of the Capitals in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, Bowey played major junior hockey with the Kelowna Rockets in the Western Hockey League prior to his professional career, tallying 172 points (58-114-172), a plus-128 rating and 277 penalty minutes in 259 games between 2010-15. He twice made a WHL postseason All-Star Team (Second Team in 2014 and First Team in 2015) and captained the Rockets to a WHL championship in 2014-15. Bowey has also won gold with Canada on the international stage on three occasions: the 2012 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, the 2013 IIHF World Under-18 Championship and the 2015 IIHF World Junior Championship.

Madison Bowey, Defenseman

Born Apr 22 1995 -- Winnipeg, MAN

Height 6.02 -- Weight 202 -- Shoots R

Selected by Washington Capitals round 2 #53 overall 2013 NHL Entry Draft

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