| 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
202 lb (92 kg)
| NHL Team|
| Dallas Stars|
|Born|| March 4 1985,|
Eau Claire, WI, USA
|NHL Draft|| 140th overall, 2004|
|Pro Career||2006 – present|
Dowell grew up in Eau Claire, Wisconsin and played for Memorial High School in Eau Claire for two seasons, totaling 90 points. In both seasons, Jake helped lead the Old Abes to sectional championships and state tournament berths.
Dowell left Memorial High School to be a part of the USA Hockey U-18 Developmental Program in Ann Arbor, Michigan in the year 2001. Later, Jake returned to Wisconsin to play college hockey for the Wisconsin Badgers where he won a National Championship. Dowell was selected in the fifth round of the 2004 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks.
Dowell signed a contract with Chicago in July, 2007. On November 23, 2007, Dowell scored a short-handed goal in his first NHL game, a 2–1 win over the Calgary Flames. Dowell broke his foot in his second NHL game, but returned to play in 19 contests in the 2007–08 season.
Jake was only called up to play in one contest this 2008–09 season. He did get to experience Stanley Cup Playoff hockey being on the Blackhawks active roster against Vancouver and Detroit, though he did not play.
On July 1st, 2011, the Dallas Stars announced that the club has agreed to terms with center Jake Dowell on a one-year contract worth $800,000.
|2003–04||U. of Wisconsin||WCHA||37||6||13||19||48||—||—||—||—||—|
|2004–05||U. of Wisconsin||WCHA||38||12||14||26||74||—||—||—||—||—|
|2005–06||U. of Wisconsin||WCHA||43||5||15||20||42||—||—||—||—||—|
|2006–07||U. of Wisconsin||WCHA||41||19||6||25||54||—||—||—||—||—|
Dowell and his family have worked to raise awareness and find a cure for Huntington's Disease, a disease which has afflicted his brother and his father. The Dowells have teamed with many Eau Claire businesses, Clear Channel Radio and WEAU-TV to host fundraisers to battle the disease.
- Jake Dowell's NHL player profile
- Jake Dowell's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
- Jake's High School Hockey Page at Eau Claire High School Hockey
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