Sunday, June 7, 2015
Capitals Sign Viper Alumni Magowan:
signed former Vernon Vipers forward Kenny Magowan to a three day tryout. The Capitals are an Austrian professional ice hockey club that play in Vienna, Austria. Magowan will join former Vipers Matt Zaba (2002-03) & Matt Watkins (2004-05) who also play for the Capitals.
Magowan left the DEL Frankfurt Lions back in early January. The Lions are a professional men's ice hockey club from Frankfurt, Germany that play in the Deutsche Eishockey Liga. The Lions signed Magowan October 22nd 2014. Magowan played in 17 games picked up (9-goals-8-assists-17-points).
Magowan spent the past three seasons with the DEL Adler Mannheim Eagles. An ice hockey team of the Deutsche Eishockey Liga, the highest ice hockey league in Germany. The team is based in Mannheim, a city in the north of Baden-Württemberg. In 25 games last season with the Eagles Magowan collected (2-goals-7-assists-9-points).
Magowan spent three seasons (2004-2007) playing in the East Coast Hockey League & American Hockey League with six different teams (Albany, Augusta, Toledo, Philadelphia, Rochester & Bridgeport) before playing the last eight seasons in Germany with four different teams (SC Riessersee, Grizzly Adams Wolfsburg, Adler Mannheim & Lowen Frankfurt).
Magowan played two seasons in Vernon (1998-2000) played in 118 games with the Vipers collecting (46-goals-62-assists-108-points). Magowan was drafted by the New Jersey Devils 198th overall in Round 7 at the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.
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After Deschamps departure
Monday, 9th February, 2015
Vienna Capitals take ex-lion Ken Magowan under the magnifying glass
After the departure of the former Straubingers Nicolas Deschamps the Vienna Capitals from the Austrian EBEL with an other obligation want to bring additional depth in the cadre. The Viennese invited forward Ken Magowan to a 3-day Tryout - with it itself the Canadian with the eyes of the Capitals-Coaches Tom Pokel and Phil Horsky could recommend.
On Saturday and on Sunday liked the 33-year-old offensive player, on an obligation it is decided in the course of Monday and after the final training, informed the club. If the choice falls on Magowan, he would be already operational on Tuesday with the play in Villach: ' In the most intensive phase of the season we also need an internal fight for a place in the Lineup', according to Tom Pokel to the possible strengthening for the Caps. Magowan played in this season already in the DEL2 for the lions Frankfurt and, besides, came on 17 Scorer points (nine gates, eight presentations) in 17 plays. The former top forward of the DEL could not be convincing with Hessen still completely, which is why his contract was dissolved again.