He has played eight seasons professionally, including four seasons in the Nashville Predators organization and three seasons with the Detroit Red Wings. Mowers has played in 183 career NHL games posting 12 goals and 32 assists for 44 points with Detroit and Nashville. He recently completed the 2005-2006 with the Red Wings where he posted a career-high 15 points (4g, 11a) in 46 games. Mowers played for newly named head coach Dave Lewis for one season in Detroit playing in 52 games with 11 points (3g, 8a) in 2003-2004.
Mowers was a standout at the University from 1994-1998 playing in 144 career games as a Wildcat and registered 85 goals and 112 assists for 197 points, which ranks fifth on the all-time Wildcat scoring list. He was named a Hobey Baker Finalist in 1998 and was the 1995 Hockey East Rookie of the Year. Mowers was a All-American in 1998 and was a three-time All-Hockey East selection. Mowers scored one of the biggest goals in the history of the program on March 29, 1998 at Pepsi Arena in Albany, N.Y., a short-handed overtime goal against Boston University, 4-3 to send the 'Cats to the 1998 Frozen Four in Boston, Mass.