AHL team signs Jake Dowell to one-year deal

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MONTREAL, QUEBEC (WEAU) -- An American Hockey League team has signed forward Jake Dowell to a one-year deal for the 2014-2015 season.

The Hamilton Bulldogs announced the deal on the team's website Monday morning. The Bulldogs are the AHL affiliate of the Montreal Canadiens. A release on deal did not disclose how much Dowell would make with the team. The Eau Claire native spent the 2013-2014 season with the Minnesota Wild and the Iowa Wild, which is Minnesota's AHL affiliate. Dowell played one game with Minnesota, and 57 games with Iowa.

The Chicago Blackhawks drafted Dowell in the fifth round of the 2004 National Hockey League Entry Draft.

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