Bowers was assigned to AHL Colorado on Wednesday, CBS Sports reports. Bowers has yet to make his NHL debut, and it appears he'll begin preparing for the AHL campaign. The 2017 first-round pick (28th overall) suited up for 48 AHL games last season, accruing 10 goals and 17 assists.
Bowers was reassigned to the taxi squad Tuesday, per TSN. Bowers has yet to make his NHL debut and will likely see most of his time in the minors this year with AHL Colorado. For now, he'll get some exposure to the NHL club in practice.
Bowers was promoted from the taxi squad to the main roster Monday, Adrian Dater of Colorado Hockey Now reports. Bowers was added to the regular roster after the team learned Nathan MacKinnon (lower body) would miss multiple games. In addition to MacKinnon, the Avalanche are missing forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare (knee). Presumably, Bowers will be available for Tuesday's game against the Wild.
The Avalanche added Bowers to their taxi squad Friday, Peter Baugh of The Athletic reports. Bowers will be on hand as an emergency option for the Avalanche's upcoming two-game road series against the Wild. The 21-year-old forward picked up 27 points in 48 AHL appearances last season.
Bowers was assigned to AHL Colorado on Saturday. Bowers is no longer eligible to practice with the team as he prepares for the AHL season. The 2017 first-round pick has yet to make his NHL debut, but he posted 27 points over 48 AHL games last season.
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