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Fantasy Summary

Boucher plays a physical game and willingly goes to the dirty areas. He has a good shot that he can get off from in tight. Boucher has the potential to evolve into a power forward at the NHL level.


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April 2022 – Boucher has had an eventful season. He started the year with Boston University, but left the program after 17 games to sign his entry level contract with the Senators and report to the Ottawa 67’s in the OHL. Before he could report to the OHL, he contracted Covid which delayed his debut by a few weeks. In his first game with the 67’s he hurt his shoulder and ended up missing seven games. In his first 22 OHL games, Boucher had seven goals and seven assists.. Picking Boucher 10th overall might have been a stretch for the Senators and he has done little to dispel that perception to this point. His junior team has clinched a playoff spot, so Boucher should get an opportunity to get some playoff experience this spring and hopefully build on that. Grant Campbell

 

July 2021 – Boucher was selected in the first round, 10th overall by the Ottawa Senators in the 2021 NHL Draft. Nick Richard

 

July 2021 – Boucher missed most of his draft season due to injury but showcased his powerful game in a limited sample size, scoring three goals in just two games with the USNTDP U17 squad and adding another 11 points in 12 games with the U18 t