Rene Bourque
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
BIRTHDATE: 10/12/1981
DRAFTED: undrafted


Missed Oct.14-16 with injury ... scored the ot winner in his first game back on Oct.19 ... registered his second career hat-trick, including a short-handed goal and the game winner, plus an assist to tie a career high four points and collected his 100th point as a Flame on Oct.22 ... named the NHL's First Star (week of Oct.18-24) ... was runner-up for the Molson Cup (Oct) and donated his $500 to Prostate Cancer Canada ... registered his 100th career assist on Dec.3 ... earned his 200th career point (assist) on Jan.14 ... scored his 15th goal on Jan.17 ... scored the game winner in the shootout on Feb.1- tied for the league lead (3) ... earned a pair of assists in back-to-back games Feb.14, 16 ... scored a pair of goals, including the game winner and his 100th career goal and had 11 shots on Feb.20 ... netted his 6th game winner on Mar.17 ... scored his 26th goal on Mar.23 - needs two for his career high


2009-10: Scored a PPG in the season opener on Oct.1 ... tied a career high three point night (1+2) including the game tying goal with two seconds remaining on Oct.8 ... had his second consecutive multi-point game (1+2) on Oct.24 ... has a five game point scoring streak (2+3) with a goal on Nov.17 - one game shy of tying a career high ... was on the IR from Nov.20-30 missing six games ...scored his 10th goal and added an assist on Dec.15 for back-to-back multi-point games ... extended his point streak to three games with an assist on Dec.17 ... had his second career hat-trick including gwg and game tying goal on Dec.28 ... 1+1 on Dec.30 for back-to-back multi-point games ... tied for first place in Molson Cup standings for January ... signed multi-year deal with Calgary on February 25 ... career high 1+3 on Mar.7 ... scored the GWG on Mar.9 ... had two goals (including the GWG) on Mar.17 ... tied a career high with three points (1+2) on Mar.28

Scored his first goal as a Flame on Oct.11 VAN 4 @ CGY 4 OTL ... set a single game career high in PIMS (19) on Oct.21 WSH 1 @ CGY 2 ... played his 200th career game on Nov.11 TOR 3 @ CGY 4 ... had his first multi-goal game with the Flames with a pair on Nov.25 LA 2 @ CGY 6 ... scored his first short-handed goal of the season on Dec.7 CGY 3 @ NYR 0 ... scored a pair of goals for the second time this season on Dec.12 FLA 3 @ CGY 2 (SO) ... recorded his first career hat-trick on Dec.27 OTT 3 @ CGY 6 ... had his first multi-assist game of the season on Jan.6 SJ 2 @ CGY 5 ... tied a career high with his 16th goal of the season on Jan.18 CGY 2 @ COL 6 ... netted his 20th goal of the season and added an assist on Feb.17 VAN 4 @ CGY 3 (SO) ... scored his 21st goal of the season before leaving with a lower body injury on Feb.19 CGY 3 @ MIN 2 (OT) ... missed the last 24 games with a lower body injury ... Played in his first career NHL playoff game on Apr.16 CGY 2 @ CHI 3 OT, returned after missing 24 games with a lower body injury ... scored his first career playoff goal on Apr.20 CHI 2 @ CGY 4 … finished the playoffs appearing in 5 games with 1 goal

2007-08: Appeared in 62 games scoring 24 points (10G, 14A) … finished the season T-3rd in the NHL with five SHG and T-4th with 7 SHPTS ... missed three games Nov. 17-20 due to pulled groin … had two assists and a +2 rating at St. Louis Nov. 3 … his first goal of the season was a short-handed, game-winning goal vs. St. Louis on Nov. 9 … had a pair of assists and was a +2 on Mar.4 CHI 4 @ MIN 2 … tied a franchise record by scoring two short-handed goals in a game at Detroit on Nov. 17, and tied his career-high for points in a game with three points (2 goals, 1 assist) before suffering a broken thumb … missed 14 games due to a broken thumb, Nov. 22-Dec. 23 … had a goal and an assist vs. St. Louis on Jan. 16 … had an assist and was a +2 in a 7-2 win at Columbus on Feb.13 … scored a goal and was a +2 in a 6-1 win at Nashville on Feb.14th … had a pair of assists and was a +2 in a 3-0 win vs. Minnesota on Feb.20 … scored a pair of shorthanded goals at Dallas on Feb.28th which marked the 2nd time this season he has scored 2 SHG in a game …

2006-07: Appeared in 44 games, recording 17 points (7 G, 10 A) … missed 13 games due to a deep neck laceration, 22 games due to an ankle injury and 2 games due to the flu … tied his career-high with 3 points (1 G, 2 A) including his first shorthanded career goal in the 8-6 win at Nashville on Oct. 5 CHI 8 @ NAS 6 … scored a power play goal and added an assist on Oct. 20 at Dallas … played his 100th career game on Dec. 29 against Boston … assigned to Norfolk on Jan. 22 for conditioning stint … recalled on Jan. 28 ... scored the game winning goal in a 3-0 win over Los Angeles on March 6 … earned a career-high 3 assists on Mar. 10 CHI 7 @ PHX 5 …

2005-06: Appeared in 77 games as a rookie for the Blackhawks tallying 34 points (16 G, 18 A) and a plus-3 rating … finished 22nd in the NHL in rookie scoring with 34 points … was 4th on the Blackhawks in scoring with 34 points … made his NHL debut in the season opener Oct. 5 vs. Anaheim and scored his first career goal on a power play … scored a goal and added 2 assists for a career-high 3 points on Oct. 23 MIN 2 @ CHI 4 … had 2 goals, including the game-winner, and was a plus-2 on Nov.19 CHI 4 @ EDM 3 … scored the game-winner and added 2 assists and was a plus-3 on April 5 NAS 3 @ CHI 4 …
Appeared in 78 games for Norfolk registering a team-high and franchise record in goals (33), team highs in assists (27), and points (60) … skated in 6 playoff games and tallied 1 goal … scored his first professional goal, the game winner, in his pro debut at Hershey on Oct. 16 … notched his first pro career hat trick Jan. 28 vs. Springfield … named the Reebok AHL Rookie of the Month for January … named to the Canadian Team All-Stars for the 2005 Dodge AHL All-Star Classic on Feb. 9 …won the CCM Vector Hardest Shot contest (99.8 mph) at the 2005 AHL All-Star Skills Competition held Feb. 13 … named to the 2005 AHL All-Rookie Team April 6 … winner of the Dudley “Red” Garrett Memorial Award as the AHL's Outstanding Rookie on April 13 … tallied his first pro playoff goal in his first pro playoff game at Philadelphia on April 22

2003-04: In his last season as a Badger, tallied 36 points (16 G, 20 A) in 42 games with a plus-13 rating and 74 penalty minutes … 2002-03: Wisconsin’s top scorer with 27 points and 19 goals … was the only Badger with double-figure goals in WCHA games with 12 … led the team with 7 power-play goals, 4 game-winning goals and 162 shots ... had team-best 8-game scoring streak for 10 points (6 G, 4 A) from Dec. 30 - Jan. 24 ... scored goals in five consecutive contests from Dec. 30 - Jan. 11 … one of three Badgers to record a short-handed tally … 2001-02: Collected 19 points (12 G, 7 A) and 26 penalty minutes in 38 games with Wisconsin ... one of only two Badgers to reach double figures in goals scored (12) for both the 2000-01 and 2001-02 season ... set career-highs in goals, assists and points … was honored as the U.S. College Hockey Online Offensive Player of the Week on Dec. 11 for play vs. North Dakota (2 goals, 1 assist, 3 points, 2 game-winning goals) … 2000-01: Played in his first season with the University of Wisconsin recording 15 points (10 G, 5 A) and 18 penalty minutes in 32 games played ... one of four players to reach double figures in goals scored (10) … scored his first career game-winning goal at Wisconsin in 6-4 win over Denver in WCHA playoffs … 5 of his 10 goals came vs. Colorado College

1999-00: Played with the St. Albert Saints of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) … Scored 44 goals and 41 assists for 85 points in 63 games for the Saints, finishing second in team scoring … fourth in goals scored in the AJHL … 1999-00: Named to the AJHL Rookie Team (1999-2000) … runner-up for the AJHL Rookie of the Year (1999-2000) … was named the Saints' Rookie of the Year