Found May 01, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Dougie Hamilton
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
Dougie Hamilton is going to make it very tough for the Bruins to start him anywhere but Boston next season. The B's 2011 first-round draft pick was named the OHL's defenseman of the year on Tuesday for his work this year with the Niagara IceDogs. Last year's No. 9 pick was simply dominant this season, leading the league in scoring with 17 goals and 55 assists, despite missing 10 games for a suspension. Hamilton also has 4-15-19 totals in just 15 playoff games for the IceDogs. "This year has been a ton of fun and it is a huge honor...

Dougie Hamilton Named OHL Defenseman Of The Year

Okay everyone, time for some puck moving defenseman fappage. The OHL announced their "Defenseman of the Year" award and guess who took home the honors? The #9 overall pick and Boston bruins prospect Dougie Hamiltion. Now, I'm sure this is where I'm supposed to make a "Doing the Dougie" joke, but I refuse because that **** is lamesauce. Here's what...

Boston Bruins Zdeno Chara’s Record Breaking Hockey Stick Infographic At the NHL All-Star skills contest in January, Boston Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara blasted a puck at 108.8 mph—the hardest NHL slap shot on record. The 6-foot-9-inch, 255-pound Slovakian did it with the help of a short, self-taught, shaggy-headed Californian he’s never met. Isaac Garcia of athletic gear maker Warrior Sports designed Chara’s stick in suburban...

Why are the Bruins getting a free pass?

The NHL playoffs are the best of all of the four major sports in terms of teams taking their game and passion to another level. Seeds are thrown out the window as any team can win on any given night, and there is usually a strong dislike that develops between the two teams over the course of a seven game series, which only adds to the drama. There are plenty of comebacks that keep...

Bruins' Biggest Question in Offseason Is What to Do With Tim Thomas

The Boston Bruins find themselves in an interesting predicament. They have some cap space and don't need wholesale changes, but they have one crucial decision to make: Do they move a veteran goaltender in the hopes of boosting other areas of the team? Another team facing the same question is the Bruins' 2011 Stanley Cup finals opponent, the Vancouver Canucks. While the Canucks...

Shawn Thornton Piled Up League-Leading Fight Totals This Season, But Only Dropped the Gloves for Right Reasons

Unlike a year ago, the Bruins didn't have a lot to celebrate this season. Their quest to defend the Cup ended in the opening round of the playoffs with an overtime loss to Washington in Game 7 last Wednesday. But the Bruins didn't walk away from the 2011-12 season completely empty-handed. Or at least not empty-fisted. Shawn Thornton did earn a share of the league lead in...

Tim Thomas

With the Boston Bruins first round exit from the playoffs and Tim Thomas’ mediocre play; many believe the Bruins will trade the 38 year old netminder.  Personally as long as they get quality players in return, I have no problem with the Bruins trading Thomas.  He is 38 and is nearing the end of his career.  Also Tuukka Rask is a very good goalie and will only get better with...
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