Rene Bourque (LW)
||Lac La Biche, AB
Acquired by the Blue Jackets on 3/2 with William Karlsson and a 2015 second-round pick for James Wisniewski and a 2015 third-round pick. Dressed in 30 games with the Ducks scoring two goals and registering six assists. Traded to Anaheim on 11/20 for Bryan Allen. Appeared in four games with Hamilton scoring two goals and tallying two assists. Began season with Montreal skating in 13 games.
Scored nine goals and added seven assists in 63 games played with the Montreal Canadiens. Scored a team-high eight goals in 17 playoff games.
Played 27 games with the Canadiens in the 2012-13 season and 38 games 2012 after mid-season trade from Calgary. Three straight years of 20-goal seasons with the Flames from 2008-2011. Back-to-back seasons with 27 goals scored in the final two years with Calgary. Began NHL career in 2005 with the Chicago Blackhawks for three years. Named to AHL all-rookie team after 2004-2005 season with the Admirals. Led team with 33 goals and 60 points.
Played at the University of Wisconsin from 2000-2004 totaling 152 games with 57 goals and 40 assists. Captained the Badgers in his senior season and led team in goals and points. Also led team in goals and points during junior campaign.