Boucher netted a goal on five shots and added an assist in a 2-1 win over the Oilers on Tuesday. Boucher ended a seven-game pointless streak with Tuesday's scoresheet filling game. He additionally had a game-high five shots on goal, showing that he's not afraid to shoot the puck. With Michael Cammalleri (upper body) being placed on injured reserve last week, this is definitely the time for Boucher to heat up and start making people notice his presence.
Boucher was recalled by the Devils on Monday. Boucher went to AHL Albany just before the All-Star break to get some extra playing time in. He's now rejoined the parent club, and could be a candidate to draw into the lineup following the news that forward Michael Cammalleri was placed on injured reserve Monday.
Boucher was sent down to AHL Albany on Wednesday, Mike Morreale of NHL.com reports. Boucher was one of four Devils to be sent down on Wednesday ahead of the NHL All-Star break in an effort to give their young players some extra action. Boucher has split his time between the NHL and the AHL this season, scoring 26 points in 30 AHL games while scoring two goals and adding an assist in eight NHL games.
Boucher was recalled by the Devils on Friday, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports. Boucher was recalled Friday to provide the Devils with some additional depth up front, as New Jersey has been decimated by injury at forward recently. The 22-year-old winger has played well with AHL Albany this season, tallying 26 points (14 goals, 12 points) in just 30 games.
Boucher was sent back down to AHL Albany on Wednesday, Tom Gulitti of The Record reports. Boucher has been a strong point producer in the AHL, but has never been able to translate that to NHL success. Boucher has played in three games for the Devils, totaling no points in three games and picking up two penalty minutes. He should float between the NHL and the AHL throughout the season.
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