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Lance Bouma | Winger | #17

Team: Chicago Blackhawks
Age / DOB:  (27) / 3/25/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 208
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 3 (78) / CAL
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Lance Bouma chose a great time to score his first goal as a member of the Blackhawks.
Bouma broke a 2-2 tie with just 4:24 left in regulation on Saturday night against Arizona. He also added an assist in the contest for his first points in nine games this season. Oct 23 - 12:01 PM

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The Blackhawks have signed Lance Bouma to a one-year contract.

Bouma registered only seven points in 61 games with the Flames and his contract was just recently bought out. He will be looking to win a job on the Hawks' third-defenseman pairing. Needless to say, his fantasy value is not very high.
Jul 1 - 1:56 PM

The Calgary Flames will buy out Lance Bouma.

Bouma had three goals and seven points in 61 games in 2016-17. He was in the final season of a three-year, $6.6 million contract.
Source: NHL.com
Jun 30 - 12:21 PM

Lance Bouma will spend Game 4 on Wednesday in the press box.

Bouma has no points and a minus-one rating in three postseason games. He's averaged just 9:00 minutes per game in the first round.
Apr 19 - 3:43 PM

Wednesday marked Lance Bouma's 300th career game.

"It’s an accomplishment, for sure, but I’m just looking forward now. Obviously, to get to 300 is nice, but I just want to keep on going and keep trying to help this team win, because it’s been a lot of fun right now," Bouma said. The 27-year-old had a minus-one rating and a shot on goal in 11:16 minutes of play in his milestone game. He has three goals and seven points in 57 games this season.
Source: Calgary Sun
Mar 30 - 7:43 AM

Lance Bouma will draw back in Wednesday night.

He has sat out the last two games as a healthy scratch. Bouma has three goals and two assists in 37 games with the Flames this season. Garnet Hathaway will be in the press box against Philadelphia so that Bouma can return.
Feb 15 - 6:06 PM

Lance Bouma scored for only the second time this season Saturday.

Bouma had a big season in 2014-15 with 34 points but struggled with injuries the last two seasons as he missed 38 games last season and 17 this year with a shoulder injury. He has two goals and four points in 21 games and has no real value in fantasy hockey.
Source: Calgary Sun
Jan 1 - 8:22 AM

Lance Bouma, Freddie Hamilton and Jyrki Jokipakka will be scratched against the Canucks on Friday night.

Bouma has posted just three points and 49 hits in 18 games thus far. Hamilton has a point and 25 hits in 16 games to his credit. Jokipakka meanwhile has five points with 14 hits and 20 blocks in his 24 games.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 09:08:00 PM

Lance Bouma will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Arizona Coyotes.

Bouma missed 16 games because of a shoulder injury between Nov. 6 and Dec. 6, but he had suited up in each of Calgary's last four games. He has one goal and two assists in 17 games. Freddie Hamilton and Tyler Wotherspoon will serve as scratches as well.
Mon, Dec 19, 2016 09:01:00 PM

Lance Bouma (shoulder) will be back on Thursday.

Bouma missed 17 straight games because of the injury. He's projected to play alongside Matt Stajan and Garnet Hathaway.
Source: NHL.com
Thu, Dec 8, 2016 06:10:00 PM

Some good news may be coming Lance Bouma (shoulder) and the Flames' way.

The forward skated in a regular jersey over the weekend, and impressed coach Glen Gulutzen enough to suggest that Bouma may join the team on their upcoming road trip. Calgary will be in Dallas on Tuesday and Arizona on Thursday.
Sun, Dec 4, 2016 08:58:00 PM

Lance Bouma is apparently ahead of schedule in his recovery from shoulder surgery.

However, there isn't a definitive timetable set for his return. Bouma hasn't played since Nov. 5 and he has one assist in 13 games.
Wed, Nov 30, 2016 01:24:00 PM

A shoulder injury will sideline Lance Bouma, he is considered week-to-week.

Through 13 games this season Bouma has a point with 12 blocks and 33 hits. it seems like he could be back by December, however.
Sun, Nov 6, 2016 02:23:00 PM

Lance Bouma has an assist in 11 games this season.

Bouma went into this season with the aim of showing that his 2014-15 campaign when he scored 16 goals and 34 points wasn't a fluke, but so far he's been quiet offensively. Not only has he not found the back of the net, but he's only registered seven shots on goal. Of course it doesn't help that he's been averaging a modest 12:02 minutes per game and that's been skewing a bit downward lately.
Thu, Nov 3, 2016 08:52:00 AM

Lance Bouma wants to show people that his 2014-15 campaign wasn't a fluke.

Bouma recorded 16 goals in 78 contests that season and then went down to two goals in 44 games in 2015-16. Given that he has just 24 markers over 243 career contests, you could be forgiven for thinking that 2014-15 representing a deviation rather than a true breakout, but Bouma feels otherwise. "That fuels you, for sure. Anyone who thinks I’m never going to have a year like I had two years ago, I want to prove those people wrong," Bouma said. "That’s exciting for me is having a chance to go out there and prove myself. I’ve done it before, so I’m going to do it again." To be fair, injuries were a huge problem for Bouma last season, so perhaps he can replicate his 2014-15 showing under better circumstances.
Source: Calgary Sun
Tue, Oct 4, 2016 04:55:00 AM

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