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Nic Dowd

Born:May 27, 1990Draft:2009 Kings #198 Overall
Hometown:Huntsville, ALPosition:C/RW
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:United StatesCurrent Team:Washington Capitals

Nicholas Dowd (born May 27, 1990) is an American professional ice hockey forward for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the 7th round (198th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

A native of Huntsville, Alabama, Dowd is only the 3rd NHL player (after Jared Ross and Aud Tuten) that is from the state of Alabama.

Nic Dowd Washington Capitals
Nic Dowd, Washington Capitals (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

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Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded ToTraded For
Dec. 7, 2017Los Angeles KingsVancouver CanucksJordan Subban

Deeper Dive


  • AHL Calder Cup Champion (2015)
  • NCAA (NCHC) Best Defensive Forward (2014)
  • NCAA (NCHC) First All-Star Team (2014)
  • NCAA (NCHC) Reg. Season Champion (Penrose Cup) (2014)
  • NCAA (NCHC) Scholar-Athlete of the Year (2014)
  • NCAA (West) First All-American Team (2014)
  • Hobey Baker Award Finalist (2014)