Capitals bring back LW Chris Bourque on 1-yr deal
The Washington Capitals have signed free agent left wing Chris
Bourque to a one-year contract.
Bourque returns to the Capitals organization after spending last
season splitting time between leagues in Switzerland and
The Capitals chose Bourque in the second round of the 2004
draft. He played on championship teams with Washington’s AHL
affiliate in Hershey in 2006, 2009 and 2010.
The 25-year-old son of Hall of Fame defenseman Ray Bourque has
played in 33 career NHL games, including 20 when he spent part of
the 2009-10 season with the Pittsburgh Penguins.