Randy Rowe

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Randy Rowe
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Born (1980-06-10) June 10, 1980 (age 34)
Burford, Ontario
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg; 12 st 12 lb)
Position Left Wing
Shot Left
Played for AHL
St. John's Maple Leafs
Springfield Falcons
Lake Erie Monsters
ECHL
Peoria Rivermen
Johnstown Chiefs
Charlotte Checkers
Toledo Walleye
Trenton Titans
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2001–2013

Randy Rowe (born June 10, 1980) is a Canadian retired professional ice hockey forward who played most notably in the ECHL, and became just the seventh player in league history to play over 600 games. He last played for the Toledo Walleye of the ECHL.[1]

Career[edit]

During his time with the Belleville Bulls, Rowe also attended two NHL training camps. Rowe attended his first rookie camp as a free agent in 1997 with the St. Louis Blues. The following season, Rowe attended the Vancouver Canucks' training camp and shared locker stalls with Canucks' captain Mark Messier.[2]

After turning professional in 2001 with the Peoria Rivermen of the ECHL, Rowe split his career between the ECHL and the AHL. Rowe is one of the most decorated players in the history of the ECHL, he returned to the Walleye after spending the previous season in 2011–12 as captain of the Trenton Titans.[3]

Retirement[edit]

On August 13, 2013, he announced his retirement from professional hockey after 12 seasons, finishing 14th all-time in ECHL goal scoring.[4] Since his retirement, Rowe had joined the OJHL's Wellington Dukes as an assistant coach.[5]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1997–98 Belleville Bulls OHL 51 7 13 20 14 10 1 2 3 2
1998–99 Belleville Bulls OHL 65 24 38 62 21 21 9 8 17 0
1999–00 Belleville Bulls OHL 67 25 39 64 24 16 7 13 20 6
2000–01 Belleville Bulls OHL 63 64 38 102 30 10 9 6 15 6
2001–02 Peoria Rivermen ECHL 58 14 17 31 20 5 1 0 1 2
2002–03 Peoria Rivermen ECHL 69 28 40 68 38 4 0 0 0 2
2003–04 Peoria Rivermen ECHL 49 30 26 56 28
2003–04 St. John's Maple Leafs AHL 17 3 4 7 2
2004–05 Peoria Rivermen ECHL 72 21 27 48 20
2005–06 Johnstown Chiefs ECHL 45 28 15 43 28 5 2 2 4 2
2005–06 Springfield Falcons AHL 3 0 0 0 2
2006–07 Johnstown Chiefs ECHL 34 15 23 38 22
2006–07 Springfield Falcons AHL 17 2 1 3 0
2007–08 Johnstown Chiefs ECHL 58 24 44 68 35 5 4 3 7 14
2008–09 Johnstown Chiefs ECHL 33 12 19 31 20
2008–09 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 37 6 7 13 10
2009–10 Charlotte Checkers ECHL 17 11 7 18 6 11 1 5 6 6
2009–10 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 25 5 11 16 2
2010–11 Toledo Walleye ECHL 65 19 30 49 28
2010–11 Lake Erie Monsters AHL 2 0 0 0 0
2011–12 Trenton Titans ECHL 61 20 21 41 32
2012–13 Toledo Walleye ECHL 61 14 16 30 19 1 0 0 0 2
ECHL totals 622 236 285 521 296 31 8 10 18 28
AHL totals 101 16 23 39 16

Awards and honors[edit]

  • 1998-99, Won the J. Ross Robertson Cup as a member of the Belleville Bulls
  • 2000-01, Most goals scored (64), OHL
  • 2000-01, Named to the CHL Third All-Star Team
  • 2000-01, Awarded the Leo Lalonde Memorial Trophy for best overage player in the OHL
  • 2003-04, Played in ECHL All-Star Game, named MVP
  • 2007-08, Named ECHL Player Of The Week (March 24–30, 2008)
  • 2007-08, Named ECHL Player Of The Month (April 2008)
  • 2007-08, Named ECHL Plus Performer of the Month (April 2008)
  • 2007-08, Led Johnstown Chiefs in points scored (68) and plus/minus (+21)
  • 2000-10, Named to the ECHL All-Decade Team
  • 2012-13, Awarded the ECHL Sportsmanship Award

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Randy Rowe returns to the Walleye". Toledo Walleye. 2012-09-14. Retrieved 2012-09-14. 
  2. ^ "Burford's Randy Rowe sees career come full circle". Brantford Expositor. October 6, 2013. Retrieved December 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Randy Rowe named captain of the Trenton Titans". Trenton Titans. 2011-10-12. Retrieved 2011-10-12. 
  4. ^ "Walleye forward Randy Rowe retires after 12 year career". Toledo Blade. 2013-08-13. Retrieved 2013-08-13. 
  5. ^ "Dukes add Randy Rowe to staff". County Weekly News. September 11, 2013. Retrieved December 11, 2013. 

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