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Francis Bouillon
Francis Bouillon
Defenseman
(FRAN-sihs BOO-liawn)
Number: 51
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 194
Shoots: Left
Born: Oct 17, 1975
Birthplace: New York City, NY, United States
Acquired: Signed as a free agent on September 30, 2009.
2009-10: Played a career-high 81 games… Ranked second on the team – and among the NHL’s Top 20 defensemen – in hits (162)… Tied for third on the Predators in penalty minutes (50)… Posted a +5 rating, the second-highest total of his career… Logged 20-or-more minutes in 33 games, after reaching the mark 31 times in the previous three seasons combined… Scored his first career OT goal on March 29 at Florida… Playing in his 500th NHL game Nov. 7 at Los Angeles, scoring his first goal as a Predator. PLAYOFFS: Played in all six of the club’s WCQ games vs. Chicago, and tied for second on the team in penalty minutes (6).

CAREER NOTES: Notched a career high in goals (5) in 2008-09… Ranked second among 2008-09 Montreal defensemen in hits (122) and shooting percentage (9.8%)… Missed Montreal’s first four games of 2008-09, and final 23 games of the season due to injury… Ranked second on the Canadiens, and 10th among NHL defensemen, in hits (168) with a career high in 2007-08… Tied a career high in games played (74) in 2007-08… Ranked fourth on the Habs in blocked shots (116) and average shorthanded time on ice (2:42) in 2007-08… Suited up for his 400th career contest on Feb. 2, 2008 vs. N.Y. Islanders… Registered three points (1g-2a) in seven games in the 2008 Playoffs… Ranked second among Montreal blueliners in hits (148) in 2006-07… Missed the first 19 games of the 2006-07 season due to injury… Registered career highs in points (22), assists (19) and power-play goals (3) in 2005-06… Tied for ninth among league defensemen, and ranked second on Montreal, in hits (154) in 2005-06… Ranked second on the Canadiens in blocked shots with a career high (121) in 2005-06… Ranked fourth on the Habs in average time on ice with a career high (20:47) in 2005-06… Tied for third among Canadien d-men in average shorthanded time on ice (3:34) in 2005-06… Ranked second among Montreal defensemen with three points (1g-2a) in the 2006 Playoffs… Spent the 2004-05 season with Leksands of Sweden’s first division, posted 18 points (10g-21a) in 21 games… Posted career highs in penalty minutes (70) and shots on goal (86) in 2003-04 with Montreal… Winner of Montreal’s Jacques Beauchamp Molson Trophy (unsung hero) in 2004… Played in all 11 of Montreal’s 2004 Playoff games… Opened the 2002-03 season with Nashville, played four games with the club, then was re-claimed on waivers by Montreal on Oct. 22, 2002… Averaged greater than 20:00 of ice time for the first time in his career in 20 NHL games in 2002-03… Also played 29 games with Hamilton (AHL) in 2002-03… Split the 2001-02 and 2000-01 seasons between Montreal and Quebec (AHL)… Led 2001-02 Quebec defenders in points (8g-14a-22pts) at the time of his recall on Jan. 12, 2002… Paced Montreal rookies in points (16) and assists (13) in 1999-2000… Led Fredericton (AHL) blueliners in points (55), goals (19) and penalty minutes (174) in 1998-99… Played in the 1999 AHL All-Star Game… Led Quebec (IHL) defenders, and ranked second on the club, in points (8g-27a-35pts) in 1997-98… Ranked second on Wheeling (ECHL) in points (42), goals (10) and assists (32) in his first professional season (1996-97).

AMATEUR: Helped the Granby Predateurs (QMJHL) to the 1996 Memorial Cup… Also won the 1996 President’s Cup as QMJHL champs… Reached the President’s Cup Finals in both 1995 and 1996 with Laval… Played 60 career QMJHL Playoff games, registering 39 points (7g-32a) and 99 penalty minutes.

TRANSACTIONS: Sept. 22, 2009 – Signed as a free agent by Nashville… Oct. 25, 2002 – Claimed on waivers by Montreal… Oct. 4, 2005 – Claimed by Nashville from Montreal in the Waiver Draft... Aug. 18, 1998 – Signed as a free agent by Montreal.


SMASHVILLE CENTRAL

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STANDINGS
 

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - DAL 82 50 23 9 267 230 109
2 x - STL 82 49 24 9 224 201 107
3 x - CHI 82 47 26 9 235 209 103
4 y - ANA 82 46 25 11 218 192 103
5 x - LAK 82 48 28 6 225 195 102
6 x - SJS 82 46 30 6 241 210 98
7 x - NSH 82 41 27 14 228 215 96
8 x - MIN 82 38 33 11 216 206 87
9 COL 82 39 39 4 216 240 82
10 ARI 82 35 39 8 209 245 78
11 WPG 82 35 39 8 215 239 78
12 CGY 82 35 40 7 231 260 77
13 VAN 82 31 38 13 191 243 75
14 EDM 82 31 43 8 203 245 70

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
F. Forsberg 82 33 31 1 64
R. Josi 81 14 47 -3 61
J. Neal 82 31 27 27 58
M. Ribeiro 81 7 43 11 50
C. Smith 82 21 16 4 37
M. Ekholm 82 8 27 14 35
R. Johansen 42 8 26 10 34
R. Ellis 79 10 22 13 32
C. Jarnkrok 81 16 14 1 30
C. Wilson 64 6 18 -1 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
P. Rinne 34 21 10 .908 2.48
C. Hutton 7 5 4 .918 2.33