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Drayson Bowman (LW)

Charlotte Checkers

Name: Drayson Bowman
Number: 27
Position: LW
Shoots: L
Height: 6-0
Weight: 190
Birthdate: 1989-03-08
Birth place: Grand Rapids, MI


2011-12: Completed his third professional season, all with the Carolina organization ... Ranked tied for fifth on the team in goals (13) and eighth in points (26) despite playing in a career-low 42 AHL games ... Was one of six Checkers to record an even or better plus/minus rating (even) ... Tied for fourth on the team with six power-play goals ... Scored three shootout goals on six attempts ... Played a career-high 37 NHL games with the Hurricanes, setting career bests in goals (six), assists (seven) and points (13) ... Notched an assist and a plus-2 rating in the season opener at NOR (10/7) ... Recorded his only multi-goal game of the season at NOR (10/8) ... Had the lone assist on Justin Faulk's first professional goal, the team's only goal of the game, in a shootout win vs. HOU (10/22) ... Scored his fifth goal of the season and had a season-high eight shots at SA (10/29) ... Recalled to Carolina for the first time this season on 11/3 and made his NHL season debut vs. WSH (11/4) ... Returned to Charlotte on 11/7 after a two-game stint with the Hurricanes ... Assisted on Zac Dalpe's game-tying goal with 3:37 remaining to extend his season-long assist streak to three games (3a) and went on to add a goal in the shootout vs. RFD (11/18) ... Had his second multi-point game of the season with a goal and an assist vs. MIL (11/27) ... Scored his first career shorthanded goal vs. TEX (12/3) ... Notched his eighth goal of the season and second in as many games vs. LE (12/4) ... Recalled to Carolina for the second time this season on 12/11 ... Recorded his second career two-goal game at the NHL level vs. VAN (12/15) ... Had a three-game assist streak at the NHL level from 12/29-1/3 (0g, 3a) ... Returned to Charlotte on 1/7 after playing 11 games with Carolina (2g, 3a) ... Snapped a season-long, seven-game point drought with a season-high three points (1g, 2a) vs. GR (1/17) that tied his career high ... Scored in back-to-back games for the second time with his 10th of the season at ABB (1/20) ... Tied his season high with two assists, both on the power play, vs. RFD (1/26) ... Assisted on Bobby Sanguinetti's power play goal vs. RFD (1/27), giving him eight points (3g, 5a) in six games ... Recalled to Carolina on 2/1 ... Returned to Charlotte on 2/12 after playing four games with the Hurricanes (0g, 1a) but headed back to the NHL two days later ... Scored his third NHL goal of the season at NYR (3/13) ... Registered his third career two-goal game at the NHL level and added an assist for a career-three points at MIN (3/17) ... Scored at CBJ (3/23), giving him four goals in his last six NHL games ... Returned to Charlotte on 4/4 after playing 20 games with the Hurricanes ... Scored a goal in his first AHL game in nearly two months vs. MIL (4/5) ... Scored the game-winning goal in the second period at PEO (4/13) ... Missed 34 AHL games due to four separate NHL recalls (11/3-11/7; 12/11-1/7; 2/1-2/12; 2/14-4/4) ... Longest goal streak: 2 games (12/3-12-4: 2g, 0a; 1/17-1/20: 2g, 2a) ... Longest assist streak: 3 games (11/12-11/18: 0g, 3a) ... Longest point streak: 3 games (11/12-11/18: 0g, 3a; 1/24-1/27: 1g, 3a) ... Multi-goal games: 1 (10/8) ... Multi-assist games: 2 (1/17, 1/26) ... Multi-point games: 4 (10/8, 11/27, 1/17, 1/26).

2010-11: Completed his second professional season, splitting the year between Carolina (NHL) and Charlotte... Was tied for third on the team in playoff assists (6) and tied for fifth in playoff points (8) ... Earned his first career NHL assist on Jamie McBain's second goal vs. MTL (3/30)... Recalled to Carolina on 3/10, and would remain in the NHL for the rest of the regular season... Notched 10 points (7g, 3a) in 13 February games for the Checkers... Had a four-game goal streak from 2/20-2/25... Had his first two-goal, three-point game of the season vs. Providence (2/6)... Missed five games due to injury from 12/10-12/19... Earned a pair of assists in his Charlotte debut vs. Portland (11/2)... Began the season with Carolina, skating in eight games with the Hurricanes before being reassigned to the Checkers on 10/31... Made his season debut in the Hurricanes' opening game against MIN (10/7) in the first game of the 2010 NHL Premiere in Helsinki... Was a healthy extra for two NHL games (10/29-10/30)... Earned eight points (2g, 6a), skating in 15 of Charlotte's 16 Calder Cup Playoff games as the Checkers advanced to the Eastern Conference Final.

2009-10: Attended the Carolina Hurricanes (NHL) training camp… Assigned to Albany 9/22/09… Scored his first professional goal (and point) in Albany’s season opener vs. MAN (10/3)… Scored in his second consecutive game vs. POR (10/9)… Made it three straight games with a goal, and also added two assists vs. ROC (10/10)… Had his points streak snapped at three games vs. NOR (10/14)… Scored a goal and added an assist, while taking a team-high six shots vs. Lowell (11/6)… Suffered an upper-body injury and missed three games from 11/11 at SYR to 11/15 at SPR… Returned to action and recorded his first professional two-goal game vs. SYR (11/18)… Suffered an injury vs. SYR (11/25)… Returned to action at WBS (12/26) after missing 10 games due to injury… Recorded a two game goal-scoring streak from 1/8 vs. MCH to 1/9 vs. HFD… Received his first career NHL recall (1/15)… Made his NHL debut vs. ATL (1/16)… Returned to Albany after one game with the Hurricanes (1/18)… Scored the shootout game-winner in round four at BRI (1/26)… Had a goal in his second straight game (10th of the season) and scored a shootout marker at BNG (2/10)… Had a three game point streak with one goal and two assists from 2/13 vs. BNG to 2/17 @ WBS… Scored his 13th goal of the season at POR (2/26) and his 14th at MAN (2/27) for a two-game scoring streak… had a four game point streak from 3/12 at Rochester to 3/17 vs. WOR (2-3-5).

2008-09: Led Spokane (WHL) in scoring for the second consecutive season, totaling 83 points (47g, 36a) in 62 games... Ranked fourth in the WHL in goals (47) and 14th in the league in points (83)... Had 21 multi-point games, including two five-point nights, four four-point games and five three-point games... Became the first Chief since 1994 to score 40 goals in back-to-back seasons... Was twice named the WHL’s Player of the Week (2/2 and 3/16)... Netted a career-high four goals in a 5-2 win vs. Kamloops (2/25), for his third hat trick of the season and sixth of his junior career... Had 32 goals and 49 points in the final 30 games of the regular season... Had a season-high 10-game point-scoring streak from 1/10-1/31 (10g, 9a)... Earned a hat trick, with two of the goals coming on penalty shots, vs. Seattle (2/18)... Led the Chiefs in postseason scoring with eight goals and 13 points in 12 playoff games.

Career Notes: Was Spokane’s Rookie of the Year as a 16-year-old in 2005-06, notching 17 goals and 34 points in 72 games… Played in the CHL’s Top Prospects Game in Jan. 2007... Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Hurricanes on 7/30/08.

Juniors: Concluded his Western Hockey League (WHL) career with 130 goals, 112 assists (242 points) and 275 penalty minutes in 265 games… Averaged more than a point per game in 39 career playoff games, tallying 21 goals and 19 assists… Finished his Spokane career ranked sixth in franchise history in goals (130) and 11th all-time in points (242)... Became the first 16-year-old to notch double-digit goals for Spokane since Brandin Cote in 1997-98… Ranked fourth among Chiefs skaters in goals and sixth in total scoring in his second full season of major junior hockey in 2006-07… Led Spokane and ranked tied for 10th in the WHL in scoring during the 2007-08 regular season with 82 points in 66 games

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Regular Season Stats
2012-13 Regular Season Charlotte Checkers 37 14 8 22 2 117 21 0 5 0 0.000
2011-12 Regular Season Charlotte Checkers 42 13 13 26 0 134 45 3 6 0 0.500
2010-11 Regular Season Charlotte Checkers 51 12 18 30 -3 154 53 2 7 1 0.286
2009-10 Regular Season Albany River Rats 56 17 15 32 -19 137 29 5 7 1 0.714
Playoff Stats
2011 Calder Cup Playoffs Charlotte Checkers 15 2 6 8 -6 41 6 0 0 0 0.000
2010 Calder Cup Playoffs Albany River Rats 8 3 6 9 3 19 12 0 0 0 0.000