Found September 09, 2013 on Days of Y'Orr:
PLAYERS: Dougie Hamilton
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
I know the thought of sending Dougie Hamilton to Providence immediately has some people shaking their head. We know what this kid is projected to turn into. He was a top 10 draft pick, he showed some promise in his first few weeks offensively and he'll be a big part of the Bruins organization going forward. The reason I ask this question, however, is because it is unknown if Hamilton will take the leap needed to become an intrical part of the defense this season.  With Hamilton turning 20, he is now eligible to play in the AHL - something he could not do last year. So the question I propose to you is:  Could Dougie Hamilton benefit from a year in Providence?  The Bruins are well stocked at defensive depth with Chara, Seidenberg, Boychuk, Krug, Bartkowski, McQuaid and Morrow. This is a squad (minus Morrow) that found itself moments away from a Game 7 in the Stanley Cup Finals. The raw numbers, however, aren't anything to celebrate. Out of the 16 playoff teams last...
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