Originally posted on BruinsLife  |  Last updated 1/18/13
Hamilton will wear number 27 this season, and should be paired with Dennis Seidenberg on the 2nd D Pairing Thank you Toronto! In 2009 the Bruins sent skilled forward Phil Kessel North to the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for two first round picks (2010 and 2011) and a second round pick (2010). In 2010 we had the 2nd overall pick and the 32nd pick thanks to the trade, drafting Tyler Seguin and Jared Knight. In 2011, thanks to Toronto we had the 9th overall pick as we selected Dougie Hamilton. Today, both Hamilton and Seguin are expected to play huge roles in the 2013 Bruins season, but what exactly does Hamilton bring to the Bruins? Hamilton is a 6' 5" defender  weighing in at 199 pounds. He is basically the same size as McQuaid. He is a skilled defender who also has an offensive presence. While playing in the OHL he put up 72 points up in 2011-2012 (17G, 55A), 58 points in 2010-2011 (12G,46A), 16 points in 2009-2010 (3G, 13A) and 53 points in 2008-2009 (20G, 33A). He also posted...
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