Found October 23, 2013 on NESN.com:
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Editor’s Note: Future Watch is a weekly feature that looks at the performance of the Bruins’ top prospects. It will be written by NESN.com assistant editor Nicholas Goss. Ryan Spooner/Credit: Alan Sullivan Prospect Name: Ryan Spooner Rank: 1 Position, Team: Center, Providence (AHL) Stats through Oct. 23: 6 GP, 2 G, 3 A, -2 +/-. 17 SOG Analysis/Notes: Spooner was excellent in the preseason for the Bruins and deserved a spot on the NHL roster, but Boston’s incredible depth at center made it difficult for head coach Claude Julien to find the playing time the young forward needed to continue his development. In the first part of the AHL season, Spooner has been a force offensively with five points in six games while creating plenty of quality scoring chances with his vision, offensive awareness and impressive playmaking skills. His offensive game is strong enough to warrant an NHL opportunity, but his defensive ability isn’t at a level where he could play more than 10 minutes for Julien...
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