Canucks Claim Jeff Cowan Off Waivers

Saturday, 30.12.2006 / 12:00 AM / News
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Canucks Claim Jeff Cowan Off Waivers
Vancouver, B.C. - 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.


Number: N/A
Position: Left Wing
Shoots: Left
Height: 6'02"
Weight: 185 lbs
Born: Scarborough, Ont.
Date: Sep. 27, 1976

Acquired: Signed by the Calgary Flames as a free agent in 1995 ... Traded from Calgary Flames with Kurtis Foster to Atlanta Thrashers for Petr Buzek and conditional pick in the 2003 draft, Dec. 18, 2001... Traded from Atlanta Thrashers to Los Angeles Kings for Kip Brennan, Mar. 9, 2004... Claimed off waivers from the Los Angeles Kings by the Vancouver Canucks, Dec. 30, 2006.

Personal
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2005-2006 NHL Season
Played 46 games with the Los Angeles Kings scoring eight goals and nine points while amassing 73 penalty minutes.

Career

1999-00: Made NHL debut with the Calgary Flames playing 13 games, scoring four goals and five points.

1996-97: Made his first appearance in the AHL with the Saint John Flames.

1996-97: Made his professional debut with the Roanoke Express of the East Coast Hockey League after three season in the OHL with the Barrie Colts and the Guelph Storm.



CAREER STATS 9 Atlanta Thrashers
Regular Season Playoffs
Season Club Lea. GP G A P PIM GP G A P PIM
1993-94 Guelph Storm OHL 17 1 0 1 5 - - - - -
1994-95 Guelph Storm OHL 51 10 7 17 14 14 1 1 2 0
1995-96 Barrie Colts OHL 66 38 14 52 29 5 1 2 3 6
1996-97 Roanoke Express ECHL 47 21 13 34 42 - - - - -
- Saint John Flames AHL 22 5 5 10 8 - - - - -
1997-98 Saint John Flames AHL 69 15 13 28 23 13 4 1 5 14
1998-99 Saint John Flames AHL 71 7 12 19 117 4 0 1 1 10
1999-00 Saint John Flames AHL 47 15 10 25 77 - - - - -
- Calgary Flames NHL 13 4 1 5 16 - - - - -
2000-01 Calgary Flames NHL 51 9 4 13 74 - - - - -
2001-02 Calgary Flames NHL 19 1 0 1 40 - - - - -
- Atlanta Thrashers NHL 38 4 1 NHL 38 4 1 5 50 - - - - -
2002-03 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 66 3 5 8 115 - - - - -
2003-04 Atlanta Thrashers NHL 58 9 15 24 68 - - - - -
- LA Kings NHL 13 2 1 3 24 - - - - -
2005-06 LA Kings NHL 46 8 1 9 73 - - - - -
NHL Totals 325 40 30 70 492 - - - - -