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Zach Bogosian (born July 15, 1990 in Massena, New York) is an American ice hockey player who plays in the National Hockey League for the Atlanta Thrashers.

A Peterborough Petes alumni (their first round pick in the 2006 OHL Priority Selection Draft), Bogosian was drafted to the NHL third overall in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft by the Thrashers. He signed on September 4th 2008 his first professional contract with Atlanta, a three-years, entry-level contract worth $2.625 million. He made the team on his first training camp in 2008 and became, on October 10th 2008, the youngest player to appear in an NHL game at the age of 18 years and 87 days (85 days younger than the previous recordman, Ilya Kovalchuk, also of the Thrashers). Eight games played into the season however, Bogosian broke his left leg in a game against Philadelphia.

Zach Bogosian is Armenian and grew up in Massena, New York and was a standout junior ice hockey player. His defensive coach in Boston's Cushing Academy was retired superstar Ray Bourque, whose son Ryan Bourque also played on the team. Bogosian's agent is another hockey Hall of Famer, Bobby Orr.

External links

  • OHL profile


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