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Raphael Bussieres | Winger | #49

Team: Minnesota Wild
Age / DOB:  (24) / 11/5/1993
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 205
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 2 (46) / MIN

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Raphael Bussieres has signed with Slovenia's Olimpija Ljubljana.
Bussieres became an unrestricted free agent after Minnesota decided against providing him with a qualifying offer. He had 12 goals and 24 points in 37 ECHL games last season. Wed, Jul 20, 2016 04:56:00 AM

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Raphel Bussieres set up a goal in Baie-Comeau's 2-0 shutout of Chicoutimi on Friday night.

Bussieres has already reached his career-high in points (44) in 20 fewer games than last year. The 19-year-old forward was selected by the Wild 46th overall in the 2012 draft.
Fri, Dec 21, 2012 11:11:00 PM

Raphael Bussieres had a goal as Baie-Comeau shut out Cape Breton on Saturday night 4-0.

The progression of Bussieres has to really be a welcome sight for the Coyotes, who drafted him in the second round of the 2012 draft. Bussieres never put up eye-popping point totals in his first two QMJHL seasons, but he's on pace now, with 40 in 32 games, to set a career high, which is 44, in far fewer games.
Sat, Dec 8, 2012 07:39:00 PM

Raphael Bussieres had two assists in Baie-Comeau's 6-3 win over Gatineau on Wednesday night.

The Wild took the forward in the second round in the past draft. He has improved steadily each year, and he now has 39 points in 30 games in the QMJHL.
Wed, Dec 5, 2012 10:34:00 PM

Raphael Bussieres had a goal, but Baie-Comeau came up just short in its 5-4 loss to Saint John on Sunday.

Bussieres, a second-rounder from the 2012 draft by the Coyotes, is progressing very nicely. After posting 44 points last season in 56 games, he already has 36 in 27 contests this year.
Sun, Nov 25, 2012 08:03:00 PM

Raphael Bussieres extended his goal scoring streak to a stunning eight games on Friday.

Bussieres is also riding an 11-game point streak. He has 15 goals and 34 points in 25 QMJHL games so far this season.
Sat, Nov 24, 2012 02:07:00 PM

Raphael Bussieres sniped a goal in Baie-Comeau's 6-2 setback versus Halifax on Wednesday night.

Bussieres has taken a serious jump this season in the QMJHL, with 14 goals and 33 points in 24 games. He had 21 and 44, respectively, in 56 contests last season. The Wild have to be happy with his development.
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 08:46:00 PM

Raphael Bussieres scored two goals and registered an assist in Baie-Comeau's 6-2 win over Rimouski.

Bussieres has 12 goals and 29 points in 22 QMJHL games this season. He's currently riding an eight-game point streak.
Sat, Nov 17, 2012 09:13:00 PM

Raphael Bussieres had a hand in four of Baie-Comeau's seven goals Wednesday in its 7-4 win over Shawinigan.

Bussieres, the Wild's second-round pick from the 2012 draft, is in the midst of a breakout campaign. He had a goal and three assists to give him 25 points in 21 games. In three prior QMJHL seasons, the winger has never come close to a point-per-game pace, let alone eclipse it.
Wed, Nov 14, 2012 10:13:00 PM

Raphael Bussieres netted a goal and registered two assists in Baie-Comeau's 4-2 win against Val-d'Or.

Bussieres has eight goals and 20 points in 19 QMJHL contests. He has two goals and five assists in four contests this month.
Sat, Nov 10, 2012 09:49:00 PM

Raphael Bussieres registered a goal and an assist to lead Baie-Comeau to a 5-2 win over Rouyn-Noranda on Friday night.

Bussieres was taken 46th overall by Minnesota in this past draft. The winger has 17 points in 18 games this year.
Fri, Nov 9, 2012 10:48:00 PM

Raphael Bussieres had an assist as Baie-Comeau blitzed Chicoutimi 7-1 on Friday night.

Twelve skaters had points in this blowout victory. Bussieres was taken in the second round in the past draft by Minnesota and has 14 points in 16 games this year in the QMJHL.
Fri, Nov 2, 2012 10:13:00 PM

Raphael Bussieres had an assist in Baie-Comeau's 6-0 win Saturday night.

Minnesota's second-round pick from this past draft now has four goals and five assists in 12 games. In two years in the QMJHL, he really hasn't had that breakout campaign, but perhaps this is the start of one for the 18-year-old.
Sat, Oct 20, 2012 07:14:00 PM

Raphael Bussieres potted a goal in Baie-Comeau's loss to Chicoutimi on Wednesday night.

Bussieres was taken in the second round by the Wild in the 2012 draft. The 18-year-old has three goals and six points on the year in the QMJHL after a campaign in which he recorded 44 points in 56 games.
Wed, Oct 17, 2012 10:09:00 PM

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