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DOUGIE HAMILTON RUMORS

Coyotes aren't alone in needing a right-handed defenseman

A central part of the Coyotes' offseason plan was to trade for 22-year-old right-handed defenseman Dougie Hamilton. At 6-feet-5 and 212 pounds, Hamilton was viewed as a foundational piece who would have played on the team's top pairing with Oliver Ekman-Larsson for a decade or longer. The fact former Coyotes executive Brad Treliving (now Calgary's GM) swooped in and landed Hamilton...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Dougie Hamilton's choice to leave Boston mystifies Shawn Thornton

When the Bruins traded Dougie Hamilton to the Flames earlier this summer, the move raised many eyebrows across the league. Former Bruin Shawn Thornton had a chance to weigh in on the trade recently when he was back in Boston for a charity golf tournament, and he said the biggest surprise about it was the reports that Hamilton actually wanted to leave Boston."I don’t care, to be...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Notes: Tuukka Rask Not Worried About Defense Sans Dougie Hamilton

To say Dougie Hamilton’s departure from Boston was a shocker earlier this summer would be an understatement. When new Boston Bruins GM Don Sweeney traded the star 22-year-old defenseman to the Calgary Flames, the initial public reaction ranged from angry to terrified. But six weeks removed from the blockbuster deal, Bruins goalie Tuukka Rask certainly is not among that group. Rask...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Dougie Hamilton 'uppity,' not liked by teammates

The Boston Bruins made a couple of surprising moves last week when they traded away fan favorite Milan Lucic and 22-year-old defenseman Dougie Hamilton. The latter was coming off an impressive season in which he showed an ability to move the puck and was effective on both ends of the ice. So what gives? The...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

The Flames bolstered their defense for the present and the future on draft day

To say the Calgary Flames had a good weekend, would be a huge understatement. First, the Flames pulled off a surprise move, acquiring defenseman Dougie Hamilton from the Boston Bruins. While Hamilton’s name was being floated around in trade rumors, it seemed improbable the club was actually going to move their best young defenseman. But, this is the Bruins after all, and with...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Assistant NHL GM says Dougie Hamilton’s teammates didn’t like him

Boston’s Dougie Hamilton trade to Calgary might have been the most surprising moment from draft weekend. The Bruins instantly changed their identity and the Flames picked up a coveted defenseman many didn’t know was even on the market. So, why did the Bruins move Hamilton? Initial reports suggested that the move was financial and that the Bruins and Hamilton couldn’t find...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Reports: Bruins Trade Dougie Hamilton To Flames Before 2015 NHL Draft

The 2015 NHL Draft is just a few hours away, but the Boston Bruins reportedly have already made a huge splash. The B’s traded Dougie Hamilton to the Calgary Flames on Friday, according to multiple reports, including TSN’s Ryan Rishaug and Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. Hamilton, a 22-year-old defenseman selected ninth overall by Boston in the 2011 NHL Draft, is a restricted...
Via NESN.com
June 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins Hope To Retain Dougie Hamilton, But Have Options If They Can’t (Video)

The Boston Bruins have a big decision to make, but the outcome isn’t entirely in their hands. The team’s coveted 22-year-old defenseman hits the market as a restricted free agent,meaning other teams can sign Hamilton to an offer sheet. The Bruins have thew right to match any contract Hamilton receives, but with the team in such a tricky salary cap situation, they might not be...
Via NESN.com
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Don Sweeney: Dougie Hamilton A ‘Foundational Player’ For Boston Bruins

Dougie Hamilton’s next contract is the dominant storyline involving the Boston Bruins leading up to the start of free agency July 1. The 21-year-old defenseman will become a restricted free agent if he’s unsigned by that date. Becoming an RFA also would allow Hamilton to sign an offer sheet with a rival club. In that scenario, Boston would have the right to match the offer sheet...
Via NESN.com
June 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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