Found May 17, 2013 on NESN.com:
Dougie Hamilton, Matt Bartkowski and Torey Krug aren’t afraid of the Men in Blue, and they proved that on Thursday night. The three rookie defensemen stepped up in Game 1 against the Rangers at TD Garden with veterans Wade Redden, Andrew Ference and Dennis Seidenberg out with injury. While many B’s fans assumed that dressing a trio of rooks would be a cause for concern, the three proved to be anything but, playing stout defense and stepping up on offense. Which rookie defenseman stepped up and impressed you the most in Game 1? Vote below. Take Our Poll  
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