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Chris Bourque

Chris Bourque  #56

NUMBER: 56 BIRTHDATE: January 29, 1986  (AGE 29)
HEIGHT: 5' 8" BIRTHPLACE: Boston, MA, United States
WEIGHT: 174 DRAFTED: WSH / 2004 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 2nd   (33rd overall)
2013-14 Notes: - Split the season between Ak Bars Kazan of the Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) and EHC Biel of National League A (NLA) in Switzerland - Tallied two goals in 11 games with Ak Bars Kazan - Registered six goals and seven assists in 21 games with Biel - Recorded four goals and four assists in 12 postseason contests with Biel - Tied for fourth on Biel in goals in the playoffs
Son of Raymond New England Prep School MVP (2004) Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2005) Jack A. Butterfield Trophy (AHL Playoff MVP) (2010) AHL First All-Star Team (2012, 2015) John P. Sollenberger Trophy (AHL - Top Scorer) (2012) Claimed on waivers by Pittsburgh from Washington, September 30, 2009. Claimed on waivers by Washington from Pittsburgh, December 5, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Mytischi (KHL), June 23, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Lugano (Swiss), October 4, 2010. Traded to Boston by Washington for Zach Hamill, May 26, 2012. Signed as a free agent by Kazan (KHL), June 18, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Biel-Bienne (Swiss), November 29, 2013. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 1, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 2, 2015.
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It's a big milestone for me and I'm happy to help my team with lots of good teammates. It's fun.

— Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk, who on Wednesday became the ninth Russian-born player, and ninth Red Wings player, to score 300 NHL goals
World Cup of Hockey 2016