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Bouchard 'positive' he can come back from concussion

Minnesota Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard, sidelined again by a concussion, talked with reporters for the first time since being put on the the injured reserve list. Bouchard, 27, tells the Pioneer Press that he's not worried his career is in jeopardy.
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Minnesota Wild forward Pierre-Marc Bouchard, sidelined again by a concussion, talked with reporters for the first time since being put on the the injured reserve list. Bouchard, 27, tells the Pioneer Press that he's not worried his career is in jeopardy.

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