Hershey Bears Re-Sign Ryan Bourque for 2016-2017 Season
(Hershey, Pa. – July 6, 2016) – The Hershey Bears announced today that the organization has re-signed forward, Ryan Bourque to an AHL contract for one year.
Bourque was traded to the Bears in February of last year for Chris Brown. Throughout the rest of the season, he played 19 games where he scored one goal and four assists for the Bears.
He started his AHL Career with the New York Rangers’ AHL affiliate Connecticut Whale/Hartford Wolf Pack in 2011-2012. Bourque played 324 games with Hartford and produced 122 points. He was then called up to the Rangers during the 2014-2015 season.
The 5’9, 178-pound Boxford, Massachusetts native, played two seasons of junior hockey with the Quebec Remparts (QMJHL) in 2009-2011. He also was a result of the United States National Team Development Program, from 2007-2009.
Bourque was originally selected by the Rangers in the third round (80th overall) of the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
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