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Rene Bourque

Born:December 10, 1981Draft:Undrafted
Hometown:Lac La Biche, AlbertaPosition:Right Wing
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Retired

Rene Gary Wayne Bourque (born December 10, 1981) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey right winger who played in the National Hockey League (NHL). An undrafted player, Bourque was signed by the Chicago Blackhawks as a free agent in 2004 and made his NHL debut in 2005–06. He spent three years in Chicago before a 2008 trade sent him to the Calgary Flames where he established himself as a key offensive player. He was traded to the Montreal Canadiens before stints with the Anaheim DucksColumbus Blue Jackets and Colorado Avalanche.

Rene Bourque Canadiens habs
Rene Bourque, seen here with the Montreal Canadiens (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

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Deeper Dive


  • AJHL All-Rookie Team (2000)
  • AHL Rookie of the Year (2005)
  • AHL All-Rookie Team (2005)
  • Olympic Bronze Medal (2018)