#8 Greg Downing
|Hometown||Auburn, New York|
|Summer Team||Ohio Machine (MLL)|
|DOB||March 4, 1985|
Gathered three loose balls against Toronto (2/13)... Tallied two assists and six loose balls at Buffalo (1/30)... Dished out an assist and gathered six loose balls at New England (1/24)... Recorded one assist and three loose balls against Colorado (1/3).
Has appeared in five career playoff games, (3) with the Boston Blazers from 2009-11 and (2) with Minnesota in 2013...2013: Recorded one loose ball at ROC (5/4)... grabbed six loose balls at TOR (4/28)...2011: Recorded one assist, four loose balls and two penalty minutes vs. BUF (4/30)...2010: Collected 11 loose balls vs. ORL (5/1)...2009: Registered six loose balls and two PIM vs. BUF (5/2).
2014: Tallied eight points (3g, 5a) with 69 loose balls and 28 forced turnovers in 18 games…Notable Performances: Added three points (1g, 2a) to eight loose balls and three forced turnovers in overtime win against BUF (3/23)...Corralled six loose balls against TOR (3/16)... Tallied a goal against PHI (2/23)...Scored his first goal of the season at TOR (2/22)...Tallied an assist and four loose balls against EDM (2/15)...Picked up five loose balls at COL (2/1)...Corralled three loose balls in season opener at ROC (12/28)…2013: Posted seven points (1g, 6a) and 72 loose balls in 16 games... Notable Performances: Grabbed a season-high ten loose balls at COL (4/13)...Tallied an assist and collected seven loose balls at PHI (4/7)... Dished out an assist vs PHI (3/29)...Dished out an assist and forced a team-high three turnovers against PHI (3/29)...Recorded an assist and scooped up three loose balls vs. WAS (3/16)...Dished out one assist and grabbed three loose balls at WAS (3/3)...Notched two points (1g, 1a) vs. CGY (2/16)...Recorded one assist and grabbed five loose balls at TOR (1/25)...Tallied nine loose balls in the season opener at BUF (1/12). 2012: Recorded three points (2g, 1a), 31 loose balls and five forced turnovers in eight games...Season was cut short due to a knee injury...Notable Performances:Notched his first goal as a member of the Swarm and collected two loose balls at WAS (2/24)...Recorded two loose balls and 10 PIM during the home opener vs. BUF (1/28)...Posted two points (2a) and four loose balls in his Swarm debut at COL (1/14)...2011: Notched 4 points (4a) and 78 loose balls in 16 game appearances with Boston...2010: Tallied 12 points (1g, 11a) in 15 games...Collected 101 loose balls...Tied for first with two of his Boston teammates for most loose balls collected...2009: Registered 17 points and 95 loose balls in 14 game appearances during his rookie season with Boston…HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Auburn (Auburn, New York).
Selected by Minnesota in the first round (ninth overall) of the dispersal draft of Boston Blazers (9/9/11).