— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) July 1, 2018
Dowd, 28, recorded three goals and four points in 56 games with the Los Angeles Kings and Vancouver Canucks. All three of his goals came in his 40-game tenure with the Canucks.
In 2016-17, Dowd tallied six goals and 22 points in 70 games with the Kings. He was a -15 that season.
The Kings traded Dowd to the Canucks in exchange for defensive prospect Jordan Subban on December 8.
Drafted in 2014 after a disappointing Conference tournament loss by LA (where all Huskies go.) Spent three seasons with Manchester and Ontario. Got some ice time in LA and Vancouver. Expect him to be a bottom six center and probably some time in Hershey.
— Hannah Mayhew (@therealhannahma) July 1, 2018
The 2009 seventh-round pick (198th overall) has nine goals, 26 points, and a -24 rating in 131 career games with the Kings and Canucks.
He could replace Jay Beagle, who reportedly agreed to a four-year contract worth $12 million with the Canucks.
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In the 2016-17 season, his first full NHL season, Dowd ranked 10th on Los Angeles with 22 points (6g, 16a).
In three AHL seasons with the Manchester Monarchs and the Ontario Reign, Dowd recorded 92 points (23g, 69a) in 140 games. Additionally, Dowd collected 25 points (12g, 13a) in 36 AHL playoff games. In 2015, Dowd recorded 13 points (7g, 6a) in 19 playoff games and won a Calder Cup with Manchester.
Dowd attended St. Cloud State University (NCAA), serving as captain in his senior year. Dowd recorded 40 points (22g, 18a) in 38 games during his senior season and finished as a Hobey Baker finalist as the NCAA’s top player in 2014.
By Harrison Brown