François Bouchard

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François Bouchard
Born (1988-04-26) April 26, 1988 (age 26)
Sherbrooke, QC, CAN
Height 6 ft 0 in (183 cm)
Weight 188 lb (85 kg; 13 st 6 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Left
EBEL team
Former teams
KHL Medvescak
Hershey Bears
Connecticut Whale
NHL Draft 35th overall, 2006
Washington Capitals
Playing career 2008–present

François Bouchard (born April 26, 1988) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player in the New York Rangers organization. He currently plays in the Austrian Hockey League with the KHL Medvescak. Bouchard was drafted in the second round, 35th overall in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft by the Capitals. He is the younger brother of Pierre-Marc Bouchard who plays for the Rockford IceHogs of the American Hockey League.[1]

During the 2006–07 QMJHL season, Bouchard led the league in points with 125.

On July 15, 2011, Bouchard signed a one-year contract with the Washington Capitals.[2]

On November 8, 2011, Bouchard was traded to the New York Rangers in exchange for Tomas Kundratek.[3]

On December 18, 2012 Bouchard joined to the KHL Medvescak in Austrian Hockey League.

On June 7, 2013 François Bouchard signed a contract with Swedish team IK Oskarshamn in HockeyAllsvenskan.[4]

Career statistics[edit]

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Baie-Comeau Drakkar QMJHL 54 11 13 24 13 6 1 1 2 2
2005–06 Baie-Comeau Drakkar QMJHL 69 33 69 102 66
2006–07 Baie-Comeau Drakkar QMJHL 68 45 80 125 72
2007–08 Baie-Comeau Drakkar QMJHL 68 36 56 92 70
2007–08 Hershey Bears AHL 4 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 2
2008–09 Hershey Bears AHL 64 15 20 35 34 11 1 2 3 8
2009–10 Hershey Bears AHL 77 21 31 52 55 21 5 5 10 28
2010–11 Hershey Bears AHL 74 12 12 24 30 6 1 0 1 0
AHL totals 219 49 63 112 121 39 7 7 14 38

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