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Francis Bouillon
Francis Bouillon
Defenceman
(BOO-yahn)
Number: 55
Height: 5' 8"
Weight: 194
Shoots: Left
Born: 17 Oct 1975
Birthplace: New York City, NY, United States
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Acquired: NHL Waivers (from Nashville) - October 25, 2002
2012-13 HIGHLIGHTS
- Produced his 1st point (assist) of the season on Jan. 24 at WSH
- Recorded 1 assist and a +3 differential on Feb. 2 vs. BUF
- Had a 2-game assist streak (Feb. 2 and 3), posting a 0-2-2 record
- Served 5 hits on Feb. 6 vs. BOS
- Maintained a +2 differential on Feb. 21 vs. NYI
- Played his 500th career game with the Canadiens on Feb. 25 at OTT
- Maintained a +2 differential on Feb. 27 at TOR
- Led the team in Feb. with a +6 differential (tied with J. Gorges and B. Prust)
- Played his 700th game in career in the NHL on March 7 at CAR
- Scored his 1st goal of the season on March 10 at FLA… Blocked 5 shots on March 27 at BOS
- Totaled 5 shots on April 17 at PIT…

2006-07: Tied his career best in regular-season goals (3)… Ranked 4th among Canadiens players with a time-on-ice per game of 18:18 and in hits (148), and 5th in blocked shots (91)… Scored the winning goal in a 3-2 win on February 18 in Columbus… Had two-game point-scoring streaks on two different occasions (Dec. 16 – Dec. 19 – 1-1-2; Dec. 30 – Jan. 2 – 0-3-3)… Missed the first 19 games of the regular season after having knee surgery during the summer (returned to action on November 22 against Minnesota)… 2005-06: Career highs in assists (19) and in points (22)… Second among Canadiens’ players for the number of hits (154) and blocked shots (121)… Scored his first career playoff goal, and added an assist, on April 22 against Carolina… Totaled 15 shots on goal in six playoff games... Missed 15 straight games following an ankle injury (03/18/06 vs PIT)… 2003-04: Winner of the Jacques Beauchamp Molson Trophy… 4-game scoring streak (1-3-4) from March 11 to 19… 2002-03: Scored his first career SHG on March 22 vs Carolina… Played in 29 games with the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs, where he collected 13 points (1-12-13) and a +8 rating…  2001-02: Led the Quebec Citadelles defencemen in scoring at the time of his recall by the Canadiens on January 12… Registered 22 points in 38 games with Québec (8-14-22)… 2000-01: Missed 13 games due to a broken hand, and 23 games due to a sprained ankle… 3-game point scoring streak (0-3-3) from December 23-30… 1999-00: Top scorer amongst Canadiens rookies (3-13-16)… First career 2-point game (1-1-2), including the game-winning goal in a 2-1 win January 14 at Buffalo… 1998-99: Led the Fredericton Canadiens defencemen in scoring (19-36-55)… Was the Fredericton Canadiens representative at the AHL All-Star Game… 1997-98: Ranked 2nd in scoring with the IHL Québec Rafales, first amongst team defencemen with 35 points (8-27-35)… 1996-97: His first professional season was with the ECHL Wheeling Nailers, ranked 2nd amongst team defencemen in scoring with 42 points in 69 games (10-32-42)… 1995-96: Won the Memorial Cup with the Granby Prédateurs.