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Chris Bourque: “Got sick of waiting for my chance in Washington and then being used to plug holes in roster”

Chris Bourque: “Got sick of waiting for my chance in Washington and then being used to plug holes in roster”

KHL News and Interviews
Chris Bourque: "Got sick of waiting for my chance in Washington and then being used to plug holes in roster" (Photo © SportsDaily) The former Washington Capitals forward Chris Bourque, who moved this summer to Atlant Mytischi of the KHL, gave an interview to SportsDaily.ru. RussianHockeyFans.com offers you a translation. The story of your signing with Atlant was pretty long. Were you hesitating? Bourque: "I just wanted to see how it'd turn out with the Capitals. When the situation wasn't clear I had to told Atlant that they'd have to wait." But then finally the Capitals offered you a contract. Why did you decide to move to Russia? Bourque: "Things were going the way that I'd not get a spot with the Capitals. I have won everything in the AHL - like the Calder Cup and the pla...