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A look at the career of Vancouver Canucks defenceman Luc Bourdon

A brief look at the career of Vancouver Canucks defenceman Luc Bourdon, who was killed in a motorcycle crash Thursday:

Age: 21

Born: Feb. 16, 1987

Weight: 199

Height: 6-2

Hometown: Shippagan, N.B.

Draft: Selected 10th overall by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft

Other Teams: Val-D'Or Foreurs (QMJHL), Moncton Wildcats (QMJHL), Cape Breton Screaming Eagles (QMJHL), Manitoba Moose (AHL)

NHL Debut: Oct. 10, 2006 versus Minnesota Wild.

First goal: Nov. 16, 2007 against Minnesota Wild goaltender Niklas Backstrom in 6-2 Vancouver win.

International: Played six games for Team Canada's U-18 team in 2005, picking up one assist. Led all defencemen in scoring and was named to all-star team at the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship in 2006, scoring a goal and five assists in six games. Scored two goals and two assists in 2007 tournament, helping Canada win gold for second straight year.

NHL Stats: Two goals, zero assists, 24 penalty minutes in 36 games.


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