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Boston Bruins: Three reasons for their better play

Through the first eight games of the season the Boston Bruins have been the definition of inconsistent.   In the team’s first four games they scored just four goals and had only one win.  Their last four games however have been a different story, as the Bruins have scored 15 goals and have three wins.  The team’s recent success is coming at an important time, as seven out...
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Dougie Hamilton, Bruins Defensemen Lead Offense In Win Over Sabres

Boston Bruins defensemen hadn’t provided much scoring production in their first six games of the season, but that changed in a major way during Saturday’s 4-0 win over the Buffalo Sabres at First Niagara Center. Dougie Hamilton opened the scoring with his first goal of the season on a wrist shot from the right point at 9:56 of the first period. The puck traveled about 60 feet...
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Zdeno Chara Puts Bruins Up 2-0 With First-Period Goal Against Sabres (Video)

After Boston Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton put his team on the board in the first period, fellow D-man Zdeno Chara decided to make his way into the box score. Chara extended the Bruins’ lead to 2-0 over the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday night after scoring on a shot similar to Hamilton’s. Again, the Bruins were able to clear the lane and get bodies in front of Buffalo goaltender...
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Bruins’ Dougie Hamilton Continues To Develop Strong Two-Way Game

The Boston Bruins were fortunate Dougie Hamilton fell to them at the No. 9 pick in the 2011 NHL draft. Hamilton had just finished a 58-point season for the OHL’s Niagara IceDogs, and many draft analysts felt he was a top-five talent and possibly the best blueliner in the class. Defensemen normally take longer than forwards to develop into everyday NHL players, but through 106 games...
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Dougie Hamilton: ‘Every Year We Have A Chance To Win With Our Team’

Dougie Hamilton is only 21 years old and he’s already played on a Stanley Cup finalist and a Presidents’ Trophy winner in his Boston Bruins career. The young defenseman has high hopes for the 2014-15 squad and beyond, too. “Every year we have a chance to win with our team and the players we have, and Tuukka and everything like that. Every year we should be a contender,” Hamilton...
September 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Dougie Hamilton set to breakout next season

There were a lot of expectations for Dougie Hamilton after he was drafted ninth overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.  One of the biggest reasons for those expectations was the comments made by Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli after he drafted Hamilton. The genuine surprise from Chiarelli that Hamilton was still available made it clear the Bruins organization thought they had just...
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins impress in final game before Olympic break

It was the last game for both the Boston Bruins and Ottawa Senators before the two-week break for the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.  On Saturday afternoon in Boston however it seemed like the Senators thought the break had already started.  In a game that could of potential put Ottawa in the top-8 of the Eastern Conference standings with a win they had no answer for Boston...
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Hamilton penalized for playing puck while still in sin bin

During Thursday night’s Bruins-Kings game, won 4-2 by L.A., Boston defenseman Dougie Hamilton was returning to the ice following a tripping penalty when he decided to play the puck as it ricocheted down the rink and into the Kings zone following a Brad Marchand clearing shot. Problem was, Hamilton was STILL physically in the box at the time, which is against the rules, as per the...
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January 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins: Dougie Hamilton, the mystery man

The Bruins know all about injuries, and how they affect a team’s chances to take home the ultimate prize. One of the best things they learned this past post-season is that no matter what the age of the player, they’re still capable of performing at a high level.  At one point during the playoffs, the B’s roster had to have three rookie-defensemen skate onto the ice, which...
Via CLNS Radio
July 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Hamilton catching Boston's attention

Dougie Hamilton couldn't hide the emotion as he sat on the Bruins' bench late in the third period of the team's 4-2 win over the Islanders on Friday. The B's rookie defenseman started grinning as the rap song "Teach Me How to Dougie" started blaring out of the TD Garden speakers. From the balcony down to the good seats, Bruins fans -- those young enough...
Via Fox Sports
January 29, 2013  |  Discuss
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