Report: Canadiens shopping forward Bourque

Rene Bourque was the star of Game 5 scoring a hat-trick leading the Montreal Canadiens to a 7-4 win against the New York Rangers.

The Montreal Canadiens are shopping forward Rene Bourque, according to Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports.

Interested teams include the Los Angeles Kings, Colorado Avalanche and New York Islanders, who are looking to add depth at forward.

Bourque has struggled this season, registering just eight goals, four assists and 24 penalty minutes in 50 games with the Canadiens.

The 32-year-old has been with Montreal since 2011-12 after being acquired in a trade with the Flames that saw Michael Cammalleri head back to Calgary.

Bourque has a salary cap hit of $3.33 million on a contract that expires at the end of the 2015-16 season, plus a modified no-trade clause where he can submit a list of 10 teams he doesn’t want to be traded to.

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