2013 NHL Entry Draft Talk 6.0
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04-13-2013, 08:03 PM
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That, what are your thoughts on Bowey, he just played with the Kelowna Rockets and lost against the Kamloops Blazers. Reasonably tall, 6'2" or 6'3" RD, I see some of the hockey writers have him going early in the 2nd round. Craig Button has him at #43 and McKenzie has him at #34. Watching him I could see him going later in the 2nd but any earlier is a bit of a reach, imo.
I prefer him to any of our RD prospects (Dietz, Thrower and Ellis) just based on potential but he's still has a lot of rawness he needs to work out.
Really, really like Bowey. I've heard that his hockey sense is questionable, but I honestly don't agree. He does make the rare unnecessary risk, but for the most part he plays a fairly reliable defensive game. He's got a lot of tools (skating, shot, size), but is still quite raw.
I like him around the middle of the second, but I could definitely see him going earlier due to his skillset. He's got lots of good upside as an aggressive two-way defenceman.
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