Laurie Joseph Boschman
Center
Left-Handed Shot
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 185 pounds
Born: 6.4.60 Major, Saskatchewan
How he arrived: Traded by the Winnipeg Jets for Devils' 5th round draft pick in the 1991 E.D. (Jets
received the pick because Bob Brooke, the original compensation, retired.), 9.6.90
How he left: Claimed by the Ottawa Senators in the expansion draft, 6.18.92
Year
Team
GP
G
A
Pts.
+/-
PIM
SOG
PPG
PPA
PPP
SHG
SHA
SHP
GWG
1990-91
NJ
78
11
9
20
-1
77
91
0
0
0
1
0
1
1
1991-92
NJ
75
8
20
28
9
121
89
0
1
1
0
1
1
2
Franchise
Career Totals
 
153
19
29
48
8
198
180
0
1
1
1
1
2
3
Regular Season Statistics with the Franchise
Stats in bold signifies team leader.
It took a few years for Boschman to establish his game, but he became a dependable two-way player when the Jets got
him. Which was probably what got Lou Lamoriello's attention, especially his defensive play.

...Yeah, ESPECIALLY his defensive play, as his offensive numbers had gone down by the time the Devils got him. Not
that it was a big deal with who was ahead of him at center in Kirk Muller and Patrik Sundstrom.

He also contributed in the leadership side of things. You'll notice the A on his jersey in the picture.

The Sens' pick of him in the expansion draft would lead to him playing his last NHL season with them. And he played
as the team's first captain.

When his contract was bought out, he retired. He came out of retirement to play in England for the 94-95 season.

In recent years, he got involved in Hockey Ministries International. (Yes, that means he's a Christian.) He also got
involved in the Sens' Alumni Association.
Entry Draft: 1979 First Round Pick (9th overall) by the
Toronto Maple Leafs
Year
Team
GP
G
A
Pts.
+/-
PIM
SOG
PPG
PPA
PPP
SHG
SHA
SHP
GWG
1990-91
NJ
7
1
1
2
-1
16
8
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
1991-92
NJ
7
1
0
1
1
8
10
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
Franchise
Career Totals
 
14
2
1
3
0
24
18
0
0
0
0
0
0
1
Playoff Statistics with the Franchise
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