May 27, 1990 |
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)|
|NHL team||Los Angeles Kings|
|NHL Draft||198th overall, 2009
Los Angeles Kings
Nicholas Dowd (born May 27, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey forward currently playing for the Los Angeles Kings organization of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Kings in the 7th round (198th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
Born to English parents, Dowd grew up in Huntsville, Alabama where he played junior hockey before joining the St. Cloud State Huskies in the NCAA Men's Division I National Collegiate Hockey Conference (NCHC). In his senior year, Dowd's outstanding play was rewarded with a selection to the inaugural 2013–14 All-NCHC First Team  as well as being a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award. He finished his college career with 52 Goals and 69 Assists for 121 Points in 155 games played.
On April 1, 2014, the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL) signed Dowd to an entry-level contract, he was assigned to AHL affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs. During the 2015–16 season, he made his NHL debut on March 22, 2016, and played 5 games before returning to the Ontario Reign.
|2007–08||Culver Military Academy||USHS||45||15||31||46||38||—||—||—||—||—|
|2008–09||St. Louis Bandits||NAHL||3||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2010–11||St. Cloud State||WCHA||36||5||13||18||34||—||—||—||—||—|
|2011–12||St. Cloud State||WCHA||39||11||13||24||36||—||—||—||—||—|
|2012–13||St. Cloud State||WCHA||41||14||25||39||41||—||—||—||—||—|
|2013–14||St. Cloud State||NCHC||38||22||18||40||32||—||—||—||—||—|
|2015–16||Los Angeles Kings||NHL||5||0||0||0||2||—||—||—||—||—|
|2016–17||Los Angeles Kings||NHL||70||6||16||22||25||—||—||—||—||—|
|World Junior A Challenge|
Awards and achievements
|WCHA All-Academic Team||2011–12, 2012–13|
|All-NCHC First Team||2013–14|||
|AHCA West First-Team All-American||2013–14|
|Hobey Baker Award Finalist||2013–14|||
|Calder Cup (Manchester Monarchs)||2015|||
- "NCHC Quarterfinal Preview". CollegeHockeyNews.com. 2014-03-13. Retrieved 2014-03-13.
- "Three Finalists Named for Hobey Baker Award". New York Times. 2014-04-03. Retrieved 2014-04-03.
- "Los Angeles Kings Sign St. Cloud Senior Nic Dowd". SB Nation College Hockey.com. 2014-04-01. Retrieved 2014-04-01.
- Querry, Cole (March 24, 2016). "Nic Dowd Makes NHL Debut with the Kings". The Hockey Writers. Archived from the original on April 25, 2016. Retrieved April 25, 2016.
- Bezyan, Suzanna (April 12, 2016). "Los Angeles Kings Assign Nic Dowd and Kevin Gravel to Ontario". LA Kings 101. Archived from the original on April 25, 2016. Retrieved April 25, 2016.
- "Inaugural All-Conference Teams Revealed". National Collegiate Hockey Conference. 2014-04-16. Retrieved 2014-04-16.
- "Manchester defeats Utica to win Calder Cup". National Hockey League. 2015-06-19. Retrieved 2015-06-19.
- Nic Dowd career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Nic Dowd career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
|NCHC Defensive Forward of the Year
|NCHC Scholar-Athlete of the Year
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