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Canada Joël Bouchard
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Database: 850 198 players
Last added: Zachary Gagnon
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Cédric Desruisseaux 40 42 36 78
2. Thomas Casey 38 34 40 74
3. Brett Budgell 40 15 43 58
4. Lukas Cormier 39 16 38 54
5. Mathieu Desgagnés 31 24 28 52
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
47
Height
6'1" / 185 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
209 lbs / 95 kg
Nation
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
2-time U20 WJC Gold Medal 2
1-time World Championship Gold Medal 1
1-time QMJHL Champion 1
Team Staff profile of Joël Bouchard also available
Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1989-90 Montréal-Bourassa Canadien QMAAA 41 7 17 24 10 | Playoffs 1 1 0 1 0
1990-91 Longueuil Collège-Français QMJHL 53 3 19 22 34 | Playoffs 8 1 0 1 11
1991-92 Verdun College-Francais QMJHL 70 9 37 46 55 | Playoffs 19 1 7 8 18
1992-93 Verdun College-Francais “A” QMJHL 60 10 49 59 126 | Playoffs 4 0 2 2 4
Canada U20 WJC-20 7 0 0 0 0 3 |
1993-94 Verdun College-Francais QMJHL 60 15 54 69 60 | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 6
Saint John Flames AHL 1 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 0 0
Canada U20 WJC-20 7 0 1 1 10 5 |
1994-95 Calgary Flames NHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 |
Saint John Flames AHL 77 6 25 31 63 2 | Playoffs 5 1 0 1 4 -2
1995-96 Calgary Flames NHL 4 0 0 0 4 0 |
Saint John Flames AHL 74 8 25 33 104 5 | Playoffs 16 1 4 5 10 3
1996-97 Calgary Flames NHL 76 4 5 9 49 -23 |
Canada WC 11 0 1 1 2 -1 |
1997-98 Calgary Flames NHL 44 5 7 12 57 0 |
Saint John Flames AHL 3 2 1 3 6 4 |
1998-99 Nashville Predators NHL 64 4 11 15 60 -10 |
1999-00 Nashville Predators NHL 52 1 4 5 23 -11 |
Dallas Stars NHL 2 0 0 0 2 1 |
2000-01 Phoenix Coyotes NHL 32 1 2 3 22 -8 |
Grand Rapids Griffins IHL 19 3 9 12 8 7 |
2001-02 New Jersey Devils NHL 1 0 1 1 0 1 |
Albany River Rats AHL 70 9 22 31 28 -30 |
2002-03 New York Rangers NHL 27 5 7 12 14 6 |
Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 22 6 14 20 22 5 |
Pittsburgh Penguins NHL 7 0 1 1 0 -6 |
2003-04 New York Rangers NHL 28 1 7 8 10 2 |
2004-05 Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 7 1 3 4 6 2 | Playoffs 6 0 2 2 20 2
2005-06 New York Islanders NHL 25 1 8 9 23 5 |
Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 15 4 9 13 10 -4 |
2006-07 Bridgeport Sound Tigers AHL 4 0 3 3 0 -1 |
2007-08 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 20 1 6 7 18 2 |
2008-09 Hudson Valley Bears EPHL 7 1 0 1 21 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
1987-88 MTL Étoiles de l'Est QC Int PW - - - - - |
1991-92 Verdun College-Francais M-Cup 2 0 0 0 0 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2008-09 Montréal Juniors QMJHL Asst. Coach
2009-10 Montréal Juniors QMJHL Asst. Coach
2010-11 Montréal Juniors QMJHL Asst. Coach
2011-12 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL General Manager
2012-13 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL General Manager
2013-14 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL General Manager
2014-15 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL GM/Head Coach
2015-16 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL GM/Head Coach
2016-17 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL GM/Head Coach
Canada U20 WJC-20 General Manager
2017-18 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL President
Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL GM/Head Coach
Canada U20 WJC-20 General Manager
2018-19 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL VP. of Hockey Operations
Laval Rocket AHL Head Coach
2019-20 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL VP. of Hockey Operations
Laval Rocket AHL Head Coach
2020-21 Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL VP. of Hockey Operations
Laval Rocket AHL Head Coach
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 10 293 37 108 145 0.49 257 -15 | 4 29 2 6 8 0.28 34 3
EPHL 1 7 1 0 1 0.14 21 - | 0
IHL 1 19 3 9 12 0.63 8 7 | 0
M-Cup 1 2 0 0 0 0.00 0 - | 0
NHL 11 364 22 53 75 0.21 264 -43 | 0
QC Int PW 1 - - - - - - - | 0
QMAAA 1 41 7 17 24 0.59 10 - | 1 1 1 0 1 1.00 0 -
QMJHL 4 243 37 159 196 0.81 275 - | 4 35 3 9 12 0.34 39 -
WC 1 11 0 1 1 0.09 2 -1 | 0
WJC-20 2 14 0 1 1 0.07 10 8 | 0
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 1998, 1 #6 overall by Nashville Predators in the NHL Expansion Draft

Drafted 1990, 2 #21 overall by Longueuil Sieurs in the QMJHL Entry Draft

Career transactions
- 2005-08-18 • Signed by the New York Islanders
- 2003-10-03 • Claimed in the Waiver Draft by the New York Rangers
- 2003-07-12 • Signed by the Buffalo Sabres
- 2003-02-10 • Traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins with Mikael Samuelsson, Rico Fata, Richard Lintner & cash for Alexei Kovalev, Dan LaCouture, Janne Laukkanen & Mike Wilson
- 2002-08-08 • Signed by the New York Rangers
- 2000-08-31 • Signed by the Phoenix Coyotes
- 2000-03-14 • Claimed off waivers by the Dallas Stars
- 1998-06-26 • Claimed in the Expansion Draft by the Nashville Predators
- 1992-06-20 • Drafted by the Calgary Flames

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