RIP Luc Bourdon

With deep regrets the Vancouver Canucks announced the death of defenceman Luc Bourdon. He was just 21. an impressive junior defenseman who was taken by the Vancouver Canucks with the 10th overall pick in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

Police said Bourdon was killed when he lost control of his motorcycle on a road near his home in Shippagan in northern New Brunswick around 12:30 P.M. He reportedly struck a tractor-trailer and was killed instantly.

The two-time gold medal winner at the World Junior Hockey Championships played his junior hockey with the Val’d Or Foreurs, the Moncton Hawks & the Cape Breton Screaming Eagles.

fury movie He became a full-time professional this year and played 41 games for the Canucks’ AHL affliate, the Manitoba Moose, where he had six goals and eight assists. He also played 27 games for the Canucks. Bourdon played in the NHL for most of November, February and March.

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