Bournival with the Montreal Canadiens in January 2015
May 31, 1992 |
Shawinigan, QC, CAN
|Height||5 ft 11 in (180 cm)|
|Weight||196 lb (89 kg; 14 st 0 lb)|
|Tampa Bay Lightning
|NHL Draft||71st overall, 2010
Bournival was drafted 7th overall by the Shawinigan Cataractes in the 2008 QMJHL Entry Draft. After completing his second season with 62 points in 58 games, Bournival was selected by the Colorado Avalanche in the 3rd round (71st overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. On November 11, 2010, the Avalanche traded Bournival to the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for Ryan O'Byrne.
During his final season in 2011–12 as captain with the Shawinigan Cataractes, Bournival was signed to a three-year entry level contract with the Canadiens on December 21, 2011. In 2012, the Cataractes won their first Memorial Cup.
At the conclusion of the 2015–16 season, having been unable to return to the NHL, Bournival was not tendered a qualifying offer by the Canadiens and was released to free agency. On July 1, 2016, Bournival was signed to a one-year, two-way contract with the Tampa Bay Lightning. On January 12, 2017, Bournival skated in 100th career NHL game, which came in a 4-2 Lightning win over the Buffalo Sabres.
|World Junior Championships|
Bournival was selected and participated at the 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, helping Canada claim the bronze medal.
Regular season and playoffs
|2015–16||St. John's IceCaps||AHL||20||1||7||8||12||—||—||—||—||—|
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- "Lightning sign free agent forward Michael Bournival". Tampa Bay Lightning. 2016-07-01. Retrieved 2016-07-01.
- Long, Corey (January 12, 2017). "Ben Bishop wins return to Lightning". NHL.com. Retrieved January 13, 2017.
- Michaël Bournival's career statistics at EliteProspects.com
- Michaël Bournival's career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
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