The late Luc Bourdon honoured in his hometown with bronze statue

It was May 29th, 2008 in Lamèque, New Brunswick, just a few minutes outside of his hometown of Shippagan. Luc Bourdon lost control of his recently-purchased motorcycle and collided head-on with a tractor trailer.

He was just 21 years old.

It was a tragic end to a young life filled with promise and it was especially devastating to the community of Shippagan.

On Sunday, a bronze statue of Bourdon was erected in his hometown of Shippagan, New Brunswick in front of the same arena where thousands mourned his passing at his funeral. Despite his passing, Bourdon still stands as an inspiration for young hockey players dreaming of playing in the NHL despite coming from such a small town.

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