Canucks Re-Sign Forward Jeff Cowan to a Two-Year Extension
Vancouver, B.C. - Vancouver Canucks Senior Vice-President and General Manager Dave Nonis announced today that the Canucks have signed forward Jeff Cowan to a two year extension.
Cowan, 30, split the 2006-07 season between the Vancouver Canucks and the Los Angeles Kings. After appearing in 21 games and registering two assists with the Kings, Cowan was claimed off waivers by the Canucks on December 30, 2006. In 42 games with Vancouver, the Scarborough, Ontario-native recorded 10 points (7-3-10) and 93 penalty minutes.
The 6’2”, 205-pound winger made his NHL playoff debut with Vancouver last season. In 10 post-season games he scored two goals, including an overtime game-winner in Game 2 of the Western Conference Semi-Final series against Anaheim. Over seven NHL seasons, Cowan has played for four teams including the Calgary Flames, Atlanta Thrashers, and Los Angeles Kings. In 367 career NHL games, Cowan has registered 80 points (47-33-80) and 585 penalty minutes.
Cowan was originally signed as a free agent by the Calgary Flames on October 2, 1995.