The Alberta native netminder was traded mid-season to Seattle from Swift Current. He earned a 1.96 GAA and .938 SV% in Seattle, a stark improvement on his four-year numbers in Swift Current. His playoff performance further helped his club to the WHL final where they fell to the Brandon Wheat Kings.
Here's the release:
The Texas Stars, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, announced Wednesday they have signed rookie goaltender Landon Bow to an AHL contract for the upcoming 2016-17 season.
Bow, 20, joins the Stars after completing a four-year career with the Western Hockey League’s Swift Current Broncos and Seattle Thunderbirds. In 178 career games, the 6-foot-5, 208-pound goaltender compiled an 87-58-16 record with a 2.80 goals against average and a .913 save percentage.
Last season, the Saint Albert, Alberta native was traded from Swift Current to Seattle on Jan. 5 and won 16 of 23 games down the stretch to lead the Thunderbirds to the 2016 WHL playoffs. Bow recorded five shutouts, a 1.73 goals against average and a .938 save percentage during his regular season stretch in Seattle, and appeared in 18 playoff games before the Thunderbirds lost in the WHL Finals to the Brandon Wheat Kings.