CAREER: Spent the last four seasons (2009-13) in the QMJHL...2012 and 2013 QMJHL First-Team All Star...2012 QMJHL Top Defenceman Finalist...2010 QMJHL All-Rookie Team...Represented Canada at 2013 WJC in Russia
2012-13: Recorded 41 points (10-31-41) in 50 games with Blainville-Boisbriand Armada (QMJHL)...Ranked 15th among QMJHL D in scoring...Recorded 16 points (7-9-16) in 15 playoff games...QMJHL’s second-highest scoring D in postseason.
PERSONAL: Born in Bayonne, France, and raised in Terrebonne, Quebec...Father, Robert, played pro hockey in France and Germany from 1991-02.
We don't have any excuses tonight. Excuses are for losers. We've played with five defensemen before and it didn't affect us. We just had a bad second period and it cost us the game. We have to look in the mirror and blame ourselves.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on his team's play with the loss of defenseman Johnny Boychuk