NEWARK, NJ — Reid Boucher will likely miss the start of New Jersey Devils training camp after suffering an injury during Saturday’s Prospect Challenge game against the Buffalo Sabres.
“Following further evaluation yesterday, he has been diagnosed with a concussion,” said New Jersey Devils Executive Vice President/General Manager Ray Shero in a statement Tuesday. “He will continue to work on a program under the observation of our medical staff, and be held out of team activities until he is cleared. Reid will not be available to the media until he resumes practicing on the ice with the team.”
Boucher spent the majority of the 2014-15 season with the Albany Devils. He produced 30 points, tallying 15 goals and 15 assists, in 62 games. He appeared in 11 games withe New Jersey, registering a goal.
The 22-year-old was drafted 99th overall during the 2011 NHL Draft. Before turning pro, he registered 62 goals playing for the Sarnia Sting (OHL) in 2012-13, breaking Steven Stamko’s 58-goal team record.