— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) July 17, 2018
Bouchard, 18, led the Ontario Hockey League’s London Knights in scoring in 2017-18, with 87 points (25 goals, 62 assists), while posting a plus-minus rating of plus-23.
The native of Oakville, Ont., served as team captain in London and was a finalist for the Max Kaminsky Trophy as OHL Defenceman of the Year and the Red Tilson Trophy as Most Valuable Player.
The six-foot-two, 195-pound right-handed blueliner also played for Canada’s under-18 team at the 2016 Hlinka Cup.
The Oilers selected Bouchard 10th overall at the 2018 NHL draft.