Bowie to play in PG for the remainder of the WHL season

Connor Bowie after his first WHL goal vs the Winterhawks on Wednesday. Photo courtesy PG Cougars Facebook page.

Prince George, B.C. – Prince George Cougars recent call-up Connor Bowie will be spending the remainder of the season with the WHL team.

Bowie who was drafted in the seventh round (#133 overall) by the Portland Winterhawks and was traded to the Cougars at the trade deadline on January 10th as part of a package deal consisting of players and picks the Cougars received from the Winterhawks in exchange for Dennis Cholowski and Ty Taylor.

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Since being called up in early March, the sixteen-year-old has skated in seven games and scored his first WHL regular season goal and point versus the Winterhawks on Wednesday. He also boats a minus-three rating.

The Cougars currently sit in last place in the WHL’s Western Division standings with a 23-36-8 record and have five games remaining in their regular season.

Bowie finished the Northern Alberta Midget Hockey League season with 27 goals and 27 assists in 27 games played.

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