NHL

Joel Bouchard # - D

  • Age: 40
  • DOB: 1974/01/23
  • POB: Montreal, Que, Canada
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 209lbs
  • Shoots: L
  • NHL Seasons: 11
  • Drafted by Calgary in 1992 (6/129).

Honours and Awards

1993-94QMJHL - First All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2007/10/24Signed by the Hamilton Bulldogs (AHL) to a 25-day tryout contract.
2007/09/30Released by the Columbus Blue Jackets.
2007/09/10Invited by the Columbus Blue Jackets to training camp.
2007/04/20Missed all 82 games of the regular season and all 5 games of Round One against the Buffalo Sabres (hamstring).
2006/11/28Hamstring, sidelined indefinitely.
2006/11/25Recalled from Bridgeport (AHL).
2006/11/14Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).
2006/11/14Missed 15 games (hamstring).
2006/10/05Hamstring, day-to-day.
2006/07/05Re-signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Islanders to a one-year contract.
2006/04/18Missed the last 8 games of the regular season (knee injury).
2006/04/05Knee injury, day-to-day.
2006/03/17Missed 1 game (knee injury).
2006/03/16Knee injury, day-to-day.
2006/02/23Recalled from Bridgeport (AHL).
2006/02/12Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).
2006/01/26Recalled from Bridgeport (AHL).
2005/09/26Assigned to Bridgeport (AHL).
2005/08/18Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Islanders to a one-year contract.
2005/03/17NHL lockout: Signed by the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL).
2004/04/04Missed the last 4 games of the regular season (concussion).
2004/03/26Concussion, sidelined indefinitely.
2004/03/25Missed 20 games (concussion).
2004/02/14Concussion, day-to-day.
2004/01/17Missed 6 games (hamstring).
2004/01/05Hamstring, day-to-day.
2004/01/03Hamstring, left Saturday's game.
2003/10/03Claimed from the Buffalo Sabres in the NHL Waiver Draft.
2003/10/01Assigned to Rochester (AHL).
2003/07/12Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Buffalo Sabres to a one-year contract.
2003/04/02Missed 20 games (broken jaw).
2003/02/22Broken jaw, late March.
2003/02/21Broken jaw, day-to-day.
2003/02/10Acquired from the New York Rangers.
2002/12/10Recalled from Hartford (AHL).
2002/12/08Assigned to Hartford (AHL).
2002/12/04Recalled from Hartford (AHL).
2002/09/17Assigned to Hartford (AHL).
2002/08/08Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Rangers.
2002/01/31Assigned to Albany (AHL).
2002/01/26Recalled from Albany (AHL).
2001/10/25Signed as a free agent by the New Jersey Devils.
2001/10/25Assigned to Albany (AHL).
2001/09/25Released by the Phoenix Coyotes.
2001/02/14Missed 1 game (knee injury).
2001/02/13Knee injury, day-to-day.
2001/01/06Missed 2 games (back spasms).
2001/01/01Back spasms, day-to-day.
2000/11/28Recalled from Grand Rapids (IHL).
2000/10/02Loaned to Grand Rapids (IHL).
2000/09/28Assigned to Springfield (AHL).

Trades

2005/08/18Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Islanders.
2003/10/03Claimed by the NY Rangers from the Buffalo Sabres in the NHL Waiver Draft.
2003/07/12Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Buffalo Sabres.
2003/02/10Pittsburgh Penguins traded Alexei Kovalev, Dan LaCouture, Janne Laukkanen and Mike Wilson to the New York Rangers for Mikael Samuelsson, Rico Fata, Joel Bouchard, Richard Lintner and cash.
2002/08/08Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the New York Rangers.
2000/08/31Signed as an unrestricted free agent by the Phoenix Coyotes.
2000/03/14Claimed by the Dallas Stars off waivers from the Nashville Predators.
1998/06/26Claimed by the Nashville Predators from the Calgary Flames in Expansion Draft.
1992/06/20Drafted by the Calgary Flames in the 6th round (129th overall) in 1992.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2007-08HamiltonAHL2016721-0--18---
2006-07BridgeportAHL4033-10-0-0011.00-
2005-06NY IslandersNHL2518950200023452.22-
2005-06BridgeportAHL154913-42-0-110---
2004-05HartfordAHL712320-0-16128.33-
2003-04NY RangersNHL2817820100010342.94-
2002-03PittsburghNHL7011-6010-006.00-
2002-03NY RangersNHL2757126130-2144112.20-
2002-03Total NYR/PitNHL345813014002144710.64-
2002-03HartfordAHL226142054-0-122758.00-
2001-02New JerseyNHL101110000000NaN-
2001-02AlbanyAHL7092231-304-1-1281705.29-
2000-01PhoenixNHL32123-80000022263.85-
2000-01Grand RapidsIHL19391270-0-18427.14-
1999-00DallasNHL20001000-021.00-
1999-00NashvilleNHL52145-11000-023601.67-
1999-00Total Nas/DalNHL54145-10000-025611.64-
1998-99NashvilleNHL6441115-100201060785.13-
1997-98CalgaryNHL44571200-1-157519.80-
1997-98Saint JohnAHL321341-0-16825.00-
1996-97CalgaryNHL76459-230110049616.56-
1995-96CalgaryNHL400000000040NaN-
1995-96Saint JohnAHL748253351-0-11041545.19-
1994-95CalgaryNHL200000000000NaN-
1994-95Saint JohnAHL776253120-0-1631543.90-
1993-94Saint JohnAHL100000-0-000NaN-
1993-94VerdunQMJHL60155570------62---
1992-93VerdunQMJHL60104959------126---
1991-92VerdunQMJHL7092029------55---
1990-91LongueuilQMJHL5331922------34---
TotalNHL364225375-431-2-32644035.46-
TotalAHL29337107144-1513-1--257---
TotalIHL19391270-0-18427.14-
TotalQMJHL24337143180------277---

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGAPTS+/-PPGPPASHGSHAGWGPIMShotsPCTHits
2007-08HamiltonAHL--------------
2006-07BridgeportAHL--------------
2005-06NY IslandersNHL--------------
2005-06BridgeportAHL--------------
2004-05HartfordAHL602220-0-02017.00-
2003-04NY RangersNHL--------------
2002-03PittsburghNHL--------------
2002-03HartfordAHL--------------
2001-02New JerseyNHL--------------
2001-02AlbanyAHL--------------
2000-01PhoenixNHL--------------
2000-01Grand RapidsIHL--------------
1999-00DallasNHL--------------
1998-99NashvilleNHL--------------
1997-98CalgaryNHL--------------
1997-98Saint JohnAHL--------------
1996-97CalgaryNHL--------------
1995-96CalgaryNHL--------------
1995-96Saint JohnAHL16145------10---
1994-95CalgaryNHL--------------
1994-95Saint JohnAHL5101-20-0-04128.33-
1993-94Saint JohnAHL200000-0-000NaN-
1993-94VerdunQMJHL4101------6---
1992-93VerdunQMJHL4022------4---
1991-92VerdunQMJHL19178------20---
1990-91LongueuilQMJHL8101------11---
TotalAHL29268------34---
TotalQMJHL353912------41---

Legend:

GP - games played
G - goals
A - assists
PTS - points
+/- - plus minus
PPG - power play goals
PPA - power play assists
SHG - short handed goals
SHA - short handed assists
GWG - game winning goals
PIM - penalties in minutes
PCT - shooting percentage


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