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BOSTON (CBS) – The Bruins traded away a former first round draft pick Zach Hamill in exchange for Chris Bourque.
The 26-year-old Bourque, who played for Boston University and is also the son of Bruins legend Raymond Bourque, has played for the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals organizations.
The Left Winger has one goal and three assists in 33 NHL games.
He registered 93 points (27 goals, 66 assists) in 73 games with the Hershey Bears in 2011-12. He is set to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.
Hamill, 23, has played in a total of 20 NHL games and has no goals and four assists.
He recorded 21 points (eight goals, 13 assists) in 41 games last season with the Providence Bruins.