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Chiefs Sign Another

The Chilliwack Chiefs are pleased to announce the commitment of 15 year-old forward Ethan Bowen for the 2018-2019 hockey season.  Bowen will AP with the Chiefs next year as they host the RBC Cup.  In addition to the Chiefs commitment, Bowen has accepted a full scholarship as a “true” freshman to the University of North Dakota for the 2020-2021 season.  Ethan comes to the Chiefs being the 39th overall pick in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft; Bowen was a consensus top 5 pick pre draft but fell to the second round because he would not sign a WHL Standard Players Agreement prior to the draft with any team.  Despite this, the Kelowna Rockets used their 1st selection on Bowen.  When asked about the selection, Bowen said, “I am honored to be drafted by such a great organization as Kelowna.”  When asked about his decision to play with the Chiefs versus the WHL Bowen said “ thanks to guys like Tyson Jost, Dante Fabbro and Dennis Cholowski, the BCHL has demonstrated to younger players like myself that you can play Junior A and College and not fall off the radar with Hockey Canada and the NHL” “I am very excited to join the Chiefs and UND to further my hockey career.” Read more…

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