Charlotte Checkers Roster
Keegan Lowe

#4 Keegan Lowe

Position Defense
Height 6'2"
Weight 189
Shoots Left
Born March 29, 1993
Birthplace Greenwich, CT
Hometown Edmonton, Alberta
Drafted CAR 2011 (3rd, 73rd)

Career Statistics

        Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League   GP G A PTS PIM   GP G A PTS PIM
2009-10 Edmonton WHL   69 2 12 14 60   - - - - -
2010-11 Edmonton WHL   71 2 22 24 123   4 1 0 1 4
2011-12 Edmonton WHL   72 3 20 23 139   20 3 4 7 44
2012-13 Edmonton WHL   64 15 16 31 148   22 1 7 8 28
2013-14 Charlotte AHL   63 2 10 12 86   - - - - -
2014-15 Charlotte AHL   58 2 9 11 106   - - - - -
  Carolina NHL   2 0 0 0 10   - - - - -
AHL TOTALS   121 4 19 23 192   - - - - -
NHL TOTALS   2 0 0 0 10   - - - - -
PRO TOTALS   123 4 19 23 202   - - - - -


Keegan Lowe
Ranks eighth on the Checkers’ all-time list with 188 career penalty minutes … Signed a three-year, entry-level contract with Carolina on 3/14/13.


Father, Kevin, played 19 NHL seasons as a defenseman with the Edmonton Oilers and New York Rangers, and was a six-time Stanley Cup champion and seven-time NHL All-Star. Kevin currently serves as Vice Chair of Oilers Entertainment Group … Keegan's mother, Karen Percy, was a two-time bronze-medalist in Alpine skiing for Canada at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary… Was an Edmonton Oilers fan growing up and says his favorite player was Ryan Smyth... Favorite place to be away from the rink is at the lake and says his biggest talent outside of hockey is water skiing ... Involved with the Waterkeeper Alliance ... Formerly a competitive alpine skiier ... His favorites include sushi, country singer Blake Shelton, the movie Lords Of Dogtown and the TV show Friends.


Completed his second professional season and second with the Checkers while also appearing at the NHL level for the first time … Tied his career high in goals (two) and came one short of tying career highs in assists and points despite playing five fewer games than in his rookie season … Set a new career high and ranked second on the team with 106 penalty minutes … Recorded his first point of the season with an assist on Alex Aleardi’s goal at CHI (10/12) … Dropped the gloves with Morgan Ellis for his first fight of the season vs. HAM (11/2) … Set a career high and franchise record with 20 penalty minutes in a single game (a game misconduct for participating in two fights, both against Kale Kessey) at OKC (11/21) … Called for 17 penalty minutes (high-sticking minor, fighting major, game misconduct – secondary altercation) vs. MIL (11/29) … Assisted on Brendan Woods’ Teddy Bear Toss goal vs. IA (12/6) … Scored his first goal of the season, recorded his first multi-point game of the season (1g, 1a) and tied his career high with a plus-3 rating vs. TEX (1/4) … Picked up 17 penalty minutes as the result of a single incident (five for fighting Steve Pinizzotto, a two-minute minor and 10-minute misconduct for instigating) vs. OKC (1/22) … Notched a career-high three points (1g, 2a), including his first career game-winning goal, and fired a career-high five shots on goal to earn first-star honors vs. IA (2/19) … Returned to the lineup at NOR (3/25) after missing 11 games with an upper-body injury … Recalled to Carolina for the first time in his career on 4/8 … Fought twice against Vincent Lecavalier in his NHL debut at PHI (4/9) … Returned to Charlotte on 4/12 after playing his first two NHL games with Carolina … Posted a plus-two rating and fired three shots in the Checkers’ last game of the season, a 7-3 win at GR (4/18).


Spent the entirety of his first professional season with the Checkers … Ranked fourth on the team with 86 penalty minutes … Made his professional debut in Charlotte's first game of the season at OKC (10/4) … Picked up a game-high nine penalty minutes, including his first professional fight, in his second professional game at OKC (10/5) … Recorded his first professional point, an assist on Chris Terry's goal, and fired three shots in a 3-1 loss vs. IA (10/19) … Earned his first power-play point with an assist on Brody Sutter's late goal in a 5-0 win at CHI (10/27) … Notched his first and only multi-point game of the season with a pair of assists and was plus-2 at RFD (10/31) … Finished the month of October with four points, a plus-2 rating and 13 penalty minutes in nine games … Dropped the gloves with Sam Carrick at TOR (11/19) … Scored his first professional goal vs. RFD (11/24) … Assisted on a late power-play goal by A.J. Jenks and fired four shots on goal vs. RFD (12/7) … Scored to tie the game with 1:10 remaining in an eventual 3-2 win vs. SA (12/12) … Posted a career-best, plus-3 rating in a 3-2 win at MIL (12/27) … Had an assist and nine penalty minutes at OKC (1/10) … Assisted on Brett Sutter's game-tying goal in the third period at NOR (3/19) … Fought twice in the Checkers' 2-1 win at IA (3/25) … Picked up 17 penalty minutes, most of which came as the result of participating in a secondary altercation, at IA (3/26) to give him 27 total penalty minutes in two days.


Totaled 92 points (22g, 70a) and 470 penalty minutes in 276 career games with Edmonton in the Western Hockey League (WHL) over four seasons … Recorded career highs in goals (15), points (31) and penalty minutes (148) in 2012-13 ... Had a plus-17 rating, helping the Oil Kings win 50 games and capture the regular season conference title ... Scored eight points (1g, 7a) and added 28 penalty minutes in 22 playoff games as Edmonton made it to the WHL final before falling to Portland in 2013 ... Led the team in penalty minutes (139) and was fifth among team defensemen in points (23) in 2011-12 ... Played in all 20 of the Oil Kings' WHL playoff games, totaling seven points (3g, 4a) and 44 penalty minutes … Was third among Oil Kings defensemen in scoring with 24 points (2g, 22a) in 71 games during his second WHL season in 2010-11, including a career-high 22 assists … Led all Oil Kings skaters and was ninth among WHL defensemen in plus/minus (+33) in 2010-11 ... Participated in the 2010 NHL Research, Development and Orientation Camp in Toronto… Totaled 14 points (2g, 12a) in 69 games during his rookie season with the Oil Kings… Played two seasons of prep hockey at Shattuck-St. Mary's prior to beginning his major junior career with Edmonton (WHL).


Represented the United States at the 2010 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament, appearing in five games.