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Canes Reassign Drayson Bowman to Charlotte

Forward joined Carolina for Saturday’s exhibition game in Nashville

Sunday, 10.2.2011 / 1:30 PM ET / News
By Ken Preston
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Canes Reassign Drayson Bowman to Charlotte

RALEIGH, NC – Jim Rutherford, President and General Manager of the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, today announced that the team has reassigned forward Drayson Bowman to the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL).

Bowman, 22, was recalled to the Hurricanes on Saturday, and played in the team’s exhibition game at Nashville last night. Born in Grand Rapids, MI, but raised in Littleton, CO, he split the 2010-11 season between Carolina and Charlotte. Bowman (6’1”, 190 lbs.) has notched two goals and earned one assist (3 points) in 32 career NHL games with the Hurricanes, while scoring 29 goals and earning 33 assists (62 points) in 107 career regular-season AHL games with Carolina’s top minor-league affiliates. The Hurricanes drafted Bowman in the third round, 72nd overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.