RENE BOURQUE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Avalanche’s Erik Johnson and Rene Bourque green-lighted to face Sabres

Defenseman Erik Johnson, out since Dec. 3 after suffering a broken fibula, and winger Rene Bourque, who hasn’t played since suffering a head injury on Feb. 1, both said after the Avalanche’s Friday practice that they plan to return to the lineup Saturday night against the Buffalo Sabres at the Pepsi Center. Johnson had laid out that timetable earlier in the week when he returned...
Via The Denver Post
6 hours ago

Avs defenseman Erik Johnson nears return from broken leg

DENVER (AP) Colorado Avalanche defenseman Erik Johnson is nearing a return after being sidelined since early December with a broken leg. Although Johnson won't play Tuesday against Los Angeles, coach Jared Bednar said the Avalanche's top defenseman has been going through some of the contact drills in practice and ''that's a positive sign.'' He broke his leg while blocking a shot...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

AP source: Rene Bourque among 8 NHLers placed on waivers

A person with direct knowledge of the moves tells The Associated Press that Columbus forward Rene Bourque and Vancouver's Adam Cracknell are among eight players placed on waivers. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the teams haven't announced the moves made Sunday. Bourque is an 11-year veteran who has three goals and six points in 42 games with Columbus this...
Via Associated Press
February 28, 2016  |  Discuss

Tortorella using conflict to push honesty with Blue Jackets

Columbus Blue Jackets  head coach John Tortorella is no stranger to conflict, and it seems he’s still adopting that approach despite being much calmer in Columbus. In an excellent piece by Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch, Tortorella opens up about the changes he’s made. Torts discusses becoming more of a teacher, while not doing so much yelling in practice – something...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks trade Bryan Allen to Canadiens for Rene Bourque

The Anaheim Ducks have traded defenseman Bryan Allen to the Montreal Canadiens for forward Rene Bourque. The clubs announced the deal Thursday. Allen has one assist in six games during an injury-slowed season, his third with the Ducks. The stay-at-home defenseman will be an unrestricted free agent next summer. Bourque has no goals in 13 games this season with the Canadiens, who...
Via NESN.com
November 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rene Bourque Scores Hattrick, Fans Throw Hats On Parents Lawn

Looks like Montreal Canadiens fans went out of their way to honor Rene Bourque’s hattrick on Tuesday night. Fans not only littered the ice with hats, but threw hats on his parents lawn. Bourque has 8 goals in the playoffs after only scoring 9 in the regular season. [@opinionated_mom] The post Rene Bourque Scores Hattrick, Fans Throw Hats On Parents Lawn appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Rene Bourque Scores 11 Seconds Into Game 3 To Give Canadiens 1-0 Lead (Video)

It took Rene Bourque and the Montreal Canadiens all of 11 seconds to take the lead in Sunday’s Game 3 contest against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Canadiens, who already hold a 2-0 series lead, came out fast and furious in their return to the Bell Centre with Bourque leading the charge. The Montreal forward corralled a bouncing puck and beat two Tampa Bay defenders to rip a shot...
Via NESN.com
April 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Rene Bourque scores twice in win over Bolts, Montreal lead series 2-0

TAMPA, Fla. -- Rene Bourque had two goals and David Desharnais and Brendan Gallagher also scored Friday night, helping the Montreal Canadiens beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-1 in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series. Carey Price stopped 26 shots for Montreal, redeeming himself following a less than stellar performance during a 5-4 overtime win in Game 1. A second...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Canadiens’ Rene Bourque Dances Through Lightning Defense For Pretty Goal (Video)

Montreal Canadiens winger Rene Bourque had an unforgettable regular season, scoring just nine goals in 63 games, but Bourque made Habs fans forget about his lack of production with his prettiest goal of the season in Game 2 of the first-round series against the Tampa Bay Lightning. With Montreal leading 1-0 in the second period of Friday night’s game, Bourque sped through the neutral...
Via NESN.com
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Bourque helps Canadiens beat Flames 2-0

Rene Bourque scored in the second period against his former team, and the Montreal Canadiens snapped the Calgary Flames' five-game winning streak with a 2-0 victory on Tuesday night. Carey Price made 27 saves in his fourth shutout of the year and second in four games. David Desharnais added an empty-netter for the Canadiens (30-21-6). Reto Berra stopped 25 shots for Calgary (21...
Via Associated Press
February 05, 2014  |  Discuss
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