Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 5/27/12

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 1: Chris Bourque #56 of the Washington Capitals skates against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wachovia Center October 1, 2008 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Flyers defeated the Capitals 2-1. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
The Boston Bruins acquired left wing Chris Bourque, son of longtime Boston Bruins star Ray Bourque, on Saturday. The younger Bourque was acquired Saturday in a trade for fellow minor-league prospect Zach Hamill from the Washington Capitals. Bourque's dad played 1,612 games in the NHL, including 21 of 22 seasons with the Bruins. The defenseman won a Stanley Cup title in his final NHL season, 2000-01, with the Colorado Avalanche. He was elected to the Hall of Fame in 2004. Chris Bourque had 93 points (27 goals and 66 assists) last season for the Capitals' top affiliate Hershey. He has some NHL experience, scoring one goal and three assists in 33 games. He will become an unrestricted free agent this summer, but the Bruins are expected to try to keep him. Hamill, who will be an restricted free agent, scored eight goals and 13 assists in 41 games with the Providence Bruins this season.
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