Bruins acquire son of Hall of Famer Bourque from Capitals
The Bruins traded center Zach Hamill to the Capitals for forward Chris Bourque
Bourque appeared in 73 games for Hershey of the AHL last season with 27 goals
Bourque, drafted by the Caps in 2004, played 20 games for the Penguins in 2010
Bourque is the 26-year-old son of Ray Bourque, the Hall of Fame defenseman who spent 21 seasons with the Bruins.
The deal was announced by Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli on Saturday.
Bourque appeared in 73 games for Hershey of the AHL, and scored 27 goals. He was drafted 33rd overall by the Capitals in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft. In 2009-10, Bourque appeared in 20 games for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Hamill played in 16 games for Boston this season.
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