Chris Bourque grew up in Topsfield, Massachusetts, graduated from Cushing Academy in 2004 and played one season at Boston University. He was drafted 33rd overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft by the Washington Capitals.
Chris played 14 years of pro hockey, including 51 games with the Washington Capitals, Pittsburgh Penguins and Boston Bruins.
He was a three-time AHL Calder Cup champion with the Hershey Bears. He was a 1st Team AHL All Star in 2012, 2015, 2016 and the AHL MVP in 2016