Thursday, May 7, 2015

Viper Grad Magowan Leaves Lions:

Former Vernon Vipers forward Kenny Magowan leaves the DEL
Frankfurt Lions.

The Frankfurt 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 playing in 17 games picked up (9-goals-8-assists-17-points).  Magowan played with former Vernon Vipers forward Lanny Gare (1997-1999) who is in his third season with the Lions.

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-W├╝rttemberg. 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.

Kenny Magowan's Player Profile:

http://www.eliteprospects.com/player.php?player=15121

This is posted on the Lions website:

Collaboration with Ken Magowan finishes

10th January, 2015

Forward leaves the lions Frankfurt.

The lions Frankfurt have made use of her by contract agreed option and have finished the collaboration with forward Ken Magowan on today's Saturday.

The lions had obliged the Canadian forward on the 22nd October on account of the persistent injury plight.

The lions Frankfurt thank Ken Magowan for the support during the both last months and wish him for his other future all the best.

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