Eric Cowieson was born in New Westminster for a reason.
Coming off a Minto Cup win with the Burnaby Junior Cablevision in 1977, he joined the New Westminster Salmonbellies for the 1978, season. In his 18 year stint as a Bellie, he was the captain for 14.
Eric was not immune to the record book either. He holds the WLA record for most total games played, 634, most playoff games, 231 and was named a league All-Star three times amassing 1,095 points.
Eddie challenged for the Mann Cup 9 separate times, a single team record, coming way the victor in 1981, '86, '89, and '91
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