Current Spokane Chief Drayson Bowman has signed a 3-year deal with the Carolina Hurricanes.
Ron Francis, Assistant General Manager and Director of Player Development for the National Hockey League’s Carolina Hurricanes, announced today that the team has signed Spokane Chiefs forward Drayson Bowman to a three-year, entry- level contract. The contract will pay Bowman $550,000, $600,000 and $650,000 on the NHL level or $65,000 on the minor-league level in years one through three. Bowman will also receive a signing bonus of $262,500. Bowman is still eligible to return to play for the Chiefs, should he not be named to the Hurricanes’ roster following training camp.
This is a good signing by the “Canes. Bowman put up good numbers in the WHL and his game will translate well to the NHL level.