Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Senators
Jared Cowen
POSITION: Defenceman
HEIGHT: 6' 5"
BIRTHDATE: 25/01/1991
AGE: 23
DRAFTED: OTT: 2009-9 overall
2012-13: Began the season with Binghamton (AHL) ... Had three assists in three AHL games before requiring a surgical procedure to repair a torn labrum in his left hip ... Following Nov. 17 surgery, he was sidelined for 41 NHL games until his return to the Ottawa lineup on April 16 vs. Carolina (3-2 win) ... Played in each of the team’s remaining seven regular season games, scoring one goal and adding 10 penalty minutes ... Played in each of Ottawa’s 10 playoff games, recording three assists and 21 penalty minutes. 2011-12: Recorded the first goal (and point) of his NHL career at Boston (11/1/11, 5-3 loss) ... Was one of three Senators (Foligno, Greening) to appeared in each of the team’s 82 games ... Became the first defenceman in franchise history to record four points and a +4 rating in one game vs. Pittsburgh (12/16/12, 6-4 win) ... Ranked sixth among NHL rookie defencemen in scoring with 17 points ... Was one of four NHL rookies (and the only defenceman) to play in each of his team’s games ... Ranked third among NHL rookies, was sixth among all NHL defencemen and was 20th among all NHL players with 217 hits ... Was one of four Senators to record an overtime game-winning goal this season ... Played a career-high 31:42 in a 5-4 loss to New Jersey (12/8/11) ... Had one assist and four penalty minutes in seven playoff games against the N.Y. Rangers. 2010-11: Member of Calder Cup-winning Binghamton team … Recorded first AHL point May 6 vs. Portland … Recorded career highs with 18 goals, 30 assists and 48 points with Spokane of WHL … Named to WHL West first all-star team … Named alternate captain for Canada at world junior championship.2009-10: Completed his third full season with the Spokane Chiefs (WHL), tallying 30 points (eight goals, 22 assists) in 59 games ... Set major junior career highs in goals, assists, points and penalty minutes (74) ... Ranked first (tie) among Spokane defencemen in goals, first among defencemen and second (tie) among Chiefs in plus-minus (+23) ... Earned a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2010 WJC in Saskatchewan ... Made his NHL debut with the Senators on April 8 at Tampa Bay. 2008-09: Suffered a knee injury in January, ending his season … Selected to play in the 2009 CHL top prospects game. 2007-08: Helped the Chiefs to the Memorial Cup (CHL) championship title, scoring an empty-net goal in the final against Kitchener … Led all rookie defencemen in plus-minus (+28) and was named team rookie of the year … Was an alternate captain for Team Canada at the 2008 Under-18 Ivan Hlinka Memorial tournament. 2006-07: Helped Team West win the bronze medal at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, recording seven assists in six games and was named the player of the game three times … Selected first overall by Spokane in the 2006 WHL Bantam Draft from the Saskatoon Contacts of the Saskatchewan Midget AAA Hockey League.