Kelowna Rockets WHL News

Bowey wins gold with Team Canada

Kelowna Rockets defenceman Madison Bowey won gold with Team Canada at the world under-18 hockey championship in Slovakia. - Marissa Baecker/Contributor
Kelowna Rockets defenceman Madison Bowey won gold with Team Canada at the world under-18 hockey championship in Slovakia.
— image credit: Marissa Baecker/Contributor

Kelowna Rockets' defenceman Madison Bowey is enjoying his first ever medal in international hockey.

The Winnipeg native was part of Team Canada's gold medal-winning performance over the weekend at the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka world under-18 hockey championship in Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

Canada clinched the tournament title for the fifth consecutive year with a 4-0 win over Finland in Saturday's championship game in Piestany, Slovakia.

Nathan MacKinnon of the Halifax Mooseheads scored three goals in the final, as

the Canadians won all five of their games at the annual championship.

The 6-foot-1, 194-pound Bowey played in all five games, registering one assist and six penalty minutes.

It was his second tour of duty with Hockey Canada, having played with Team West last season at the Under 17 World Challenge in Windsor, Ont.

Bowey, 17, had eight goals and 13 assists in 57 games in his rookie season in the WHL in 2011-12.

He is eligible for the NHL entry draft in he summer of 2013.

Bowey and the Rockets will open up the WHL team's main training camp next week at Prospera Place.

 

 

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Race for city council seats opens
 
Dayleen Van Ryswyk to run in Westside-Kelowna byelection
 
Rutland Secondary washroom fire in Kelowna
Russia sanctions: Canada three times softer on oil
 
Nelson-Salmo Great Northern Trail closed for bears
 
UPDATE: Castlegar storefront punctured by vehicle

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event




Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 1 edition online now. Browse the archives.