Found March 14, 2014 on NESN.com:
PLAYERS: Dougie Hamilton
TEAMS: Boston Bruins
BOSTON — Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton is in an odd position for a player of his age, skill level and draft position. That’s made for some bumps along the road in his first two seasons as a pro. Hamilton came to Boston as a top-10 draft pick after the B’s took him ninth overall in the 2012 NHL entry draft. In most cases, a top-10 pick like that is going to a bad team and gets the chance to play and play a lot right away. Hamilton made the team out of an abbreviated camp last season, but a veteran-laden team like the Bruins have been able to bring the 20-year-old along slowly.  That’s good for the team and the player in the long run, but it’s not necessarily for someone so young and so used to having on-ice success. The process has included sitting Hamilton down as a healthy scratch twice in the past week. The Bruins have had to shake things up lately in an attempt to try out new players, and Hamilton has had to sit because of that. He returned to the lineup Thursday, though. “We...
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