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Blackhawks Exchange Bourque For 2nd Round Pick

07/01/2008 12:00 PM

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The Chicago Blackhawks announced today the team has acquired a future second round draft pick from the Calgary Flames in exchange for restricted free agent forward Rene Bourque.

The left winger appeared in 62 games with Chicago last season, collecting 24 points off 10 goals and 14 assists. In his three seasons in a Blackhawks sweater, he saw action in 183 games and scored 33 goals with 42 assists.

Bourque also spent the 2004-05 season with the affiliate Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League as well as one appearance in the 2006-07 campaign. He was originally signed by the Blackhawks as a free agent on July 29, 2004.