Legends of Hockey -- NHL Player Search -- Player -- Chris Bourque
Chris Bourque was born January 29, 1986 in Boston, Massachusetts. The second round draft pick of the Washington Capitals in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, Bourque is the son of the Honoured Member and former Bruin's legend Ray Bourque.

A highly skilled centreman, Bourque spent two seasons at with the Cushing Academy Penguins prior to his one-year stint at the University of Boston. After a steady year in Boston, Bourque made his professional hockey debut with the Portland Pirates of the AHL and in six games he scored two points. Over the next three seasons Bourque would hone his skills in the AHL with the Capitals' AHL affiliate in Hershey. Bourque continually improved his offensive game through his first three seasons in the "A", which earned him a call-up to the NHL for four games.

REGULAR SEASON PLAYOFFS
Season Club League GP G A TP PIM +/- GP G A TP PIM
2002-03 Cushing Academy Penguins High-MA 28 31 26 57 49
2003-04 Cushing Academy Penguins High-MA 31 37 53 90 96
2004-05 Boston University Terriers H-East 35 10 13 23 50 -1
2004-05 United States WJC-A 3 1 1 2 0 -4
2004-05 Portland Pirates AHL 6 1 1 2 2 -1
2005-06 Hershey Bears AHL 52 8 28 36 40 -5 1 0 0 0 0
2005-06 United States WJC-A 7 7 1 8 12 -1
2006-07 Hershey Bears AHL 76 25 33 58 49 +16 19 2 6 8 18
2007-08 Washington Capitals NHL 4 0 0 0 2 0
2007-08 Hershey Bears AHL 73 28 35 63 56 +11 5 1 3 4 8
2008-09 Washington Capitals NHL 8 1 0 1 0 0
2008-09 Hershey Bears AHL 69 21 52 73 57 +10 22 5 16 21 30
2009-10 Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 20 0 3 3 10 -4
2009-10 Washington Capitals NHL 1 0 0 0 0 -2
2009-10 Hershey Bears AHL 49 22 48 70 26 +20 21 7 20 27 10
2010-11 Atlant Moscow Region KHL 8 1 0 1 0
2010-11 HC Lugano Swiss 39 14 19 33 24 2 1 4 5 0
2011-12 Hershey Bears AHL 73 27 66 93 42 -1 5 1 3 4 0
2012-13 Providence Bruins AHL 39 10 28 38 34 +4 12 5 9 14 14
2012-13 Boston Bruins NHL 18 1 3 4 6 -6
2013-14 Ak Bars Kazan KHL 11 2 0 2 6
2013-14 EHC Biel-Bienne Swiss 25 7 8 15 14 6 3 2 5 4
2013-14 EHC Biel-Bienne Swiss-Q 2 0 1 1 0
2014-15 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 73 29 37 66 68 +6 15 4 13 17 12
2015-16 Hershey Bears AHL 72 30 50 80 56 +17 21 4 8 12 20
2016-17 Hershey Bears AHL 76 18 42 60 46 +5 12 6 4 10 4
NHL Totals 51 2 6 8 18


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, 2016)
John P. Sollenberger Trophy (AHL - Top Scorer) (2012, 2016) Les Cunningham Award (AHL - MVP) (2016)
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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