Skip to content

Rene Bourque delivers another questionable check

Jan 15, 2012, 9:05 PM EDT

Rene Bourque has already been suspended twice this season, which one must assume had something to do with his relocation from Calgary to Montreal. He just finished his five-game suspension but this head shot on Carl Hagelin might earn him yet another involuntary (and unpaid) vacation following his first game as a member of the Canadiens:

This video is no longer available. Click here to watch more NBC Sports videos!

So, share your thoughts: should he sit on the sidelines again for this check?

  1. taytay099 - Jan 15, 2012 at 9:17 PM

    I don’t think he hit him too hard. He certainly didn’t hit him as hard as he could. Not the smartest of hits, but it doesn’t seem that bad to me.

  2. bcjim - Jan 15, 2012 at 9:19 PM

    Eh, not impressed.

    Also please do not suspend him before next Wed’s game against the Caps. They are planning a “Welcome to the Eastern Conference” party for him.

  3. drewsylvania - Jan 15, 2012 at 10:08 PM

    Habs acquire another cheapshot-then-turtle douche. Whee.

    • drewsylvania - Jan 15, 2012 at 11:55 PM

      How am I wrong?

      • cshearing - Jan 16, 2012 at 8:36 AM

        Maybe because that was not a cheap shot?

      • haterzgonahate - Jan 16, 2012 at 5:29 PM

        i think the people just like to see you get all worked up over down thumbing your comment.

        it is pretty amusing

  4. billsin20xx - Jan 15, 2012 at 10:15 PM

    I was signing in to post the same thing as you but you beat me to it! Great ‘tough guy’ pickup habs, hit somebody then hide!

Featured video

Are Penguins vulnerable vs. Columbus?
Top 10 NHL Player Searches
  1. E. Malkin (4682)
  2. T. Oshie (3417)
  3. M. Duchene (3287)
  4. D. Backes (3174)
  5. M. Brodeur (3138)