Wild send Bouchard to Canadian National Jr. team
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- The Minnesota Wild loaned No. 1 draft pick Pierre-Marc Bouchard to the Canadian National Junior Team Wednesday so he can prepare for the 2003 World Junior Hockey Championship that starts Dec. 26.
Bouchard, 18, has five points (two goals, three assists) in 13 games for the Wild this season, including a goal in the first-place Wild's 5-3 win over Tampa Bay Tuesday night.
A native of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Bouchard was the eighth overall
pick in the June entry draft. He ...
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