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NHL: Montreal 6, Buffalo 1

MONTREAL, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- David Desharnais and Rene Bourque each scored twice Saturday and the Montreal Canadiens won for the fifth time in six games with a 6-1 thrashing of Buffalo.

NHL: New York Rangers 4, Montreal 1

NEW YORK, March 30 (UPI) -- Marian Gaborik began the New York offense with his 39th goal of the season Friday and the Rangers went on to down Montreal 4-1.

NHL: Washington 4, Montreal 1

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Alex Ovechkin returned from a one-game absence Friday to score his 25th goal of the season in the Washington Capitals' 4-1 victory over Montreal.

NHL: Boston 4, Montreal 3 (SO)

MONTREAL, Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Tyler Seguin scored the only goal of the shootout Wednesday, giving the Boston Bruins a 4-3 decision over Montreal.

NHL: Montreal 5, Toronto 0

TORONTO, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Carey Price collected his fourth shutout of the season and assisted on a goal Saturday, spearheading the Montreal Canadiens' 5-0 pasting of Toronto.

NHL: Montreal 7, Detroit 2

MONTREAL, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- David Desharnais scored two of the six goals Montreal produced over the opening two periods Wednesday, leading the Canadiens past Detroit 7-2.

NHL: Montreal 3, Toronto 1

TORONTO, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Recently acquired Rene Bourque scored his first goal for Montreal Saturday and the Canadiens went on to best Toronto 3-1.
Cammalleri sent from Montreal to Calgary

Cammalleri sent from Montreal to Calgary

CALGARY, Alberta, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- The Calgary Flames obtained forward Mike Cammalleri from Montreal Thursday in a multi-player deal that sends him back to one of his former teams.
NHL suspends Bourque for five-games

NHL suspends Bourque for five-games

NEW YORK, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Calgary Flames forward Rene Bourque has been suspended for five games, the NHL said Wednesday.

NHL: Nashville 5, Calgary 3

NASHVILLE, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Sergei Kostitsyn notched his first career hat trick Sunday, keying the Nashville Predators' 5-3 victory over Calgary.

NHL: Ottawa 4, Calgary 3 (OT)

OTTAWA, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- The 400th goal of Daniel Alfredsson's career, coming on the power play with 1:29 to go in overtime Friday, gave the Ottawa Senators a 4-3 victory over Calgary.

NHL suspends Flames' Rene Bourque

NEW YORK, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Calgary Flames forward Rene Bourque has been suspended for two games without pay for delivering a check from behind, the NHL said Monday.

NHL: Tampa Bay 5, Calgary 4 (OT)

TAMPA, Fla., Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Steven Stamkos scored 30 seconds into overtime Thursday, boosting the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 5-4 victory over Calgary.

NHL: Calgary 7, Carolina 6

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Jarome Iginla and Brendan Morrison both scored twice for Calgary Tuesday in the Flames' wild 7-6 win over Carolina.

NHL: Calgary 5, Edmonton 3

EDMONTON, Alberta, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Calgary twice battled back from deficits Saturday and Mikael Backlund scored the decisive goal in the third period of a 5-3 win over Edmonton.
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Chicago Blackhawks winger Rene Bourque (L) and Edmonton Oilers defenseman Ladislav Smid (5) go for the puck during the second period in Chicago on March 9, 2008. The Oliers won 6-5 in overtime. (UPI Photo/Brian Kersey)
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René Gary Wayne Bourque (born December 10, 1981) is a Canadian professional ice hockey left winger who currently plays for the Calgary Flames of the National Hockey League (NHL). An undrafted player, Bourque was signed by the Chicago Blackhawks as a free agent in 2004 and made his NHL debut in 2005–06. He spent three years in Chicago before a 2008 trade sent him to Calgary where he has established himself as a key offensive player for the Flames.

Bourque is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin, where he played four seasons of hockey and served as a co-captain in his senior year. He turned professional in 2004 when he joined the Norfolk Admirals of the American Hockey League (AHL). He won the Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award as the league's rookie of the year in 2004–05 before beginning his NHL career. Bourque has played for the Canadian national team at the 2010 IIHF World Championship.

Of Métis heritage, Bourque has initiated several charitable causes dedicated to encouraging aboriginal children and helping youth from rural Northern Alberta afford the cost of playing hockey. He's also fluent in french, he is a Franco-Albertan.

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