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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...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings fall to the Bruins 3-1 in exhibition contest

DETROIT -- Ville Leino broke a tie with 4:40 left and the Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 in an exhibition game Saturday night. Dougie Hamilton had a goal and an assist and Brad Marchand also scored for Boston (2-1-1). Tuukka Rask made 14 saves in the first two periods, and Jeremy Smith stopped eight shots in the third. Landon Ferraro scored for Detroit (2-1-1), and...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ville Leino’s Third-Period Goal Helps Bruins Defeat Red Wings (Video)

DETROIT — Ville Leino broke a tie with 4:40 left and the Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 in an exhibition game Saturday night. Dougie Hamilton had a goal and an assist and Brad Marchand also scored for Boston (2-1-1). Tuukka Rask made 14 saves in the first two periods, and Jeremy Smith stopped eight shots in the third. Landon Ferraro scored for Detroit (2-1-1), and...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings fall to the Bruins 3-1 in exhibition contest

DETROIT -- Ville Leino broke a tie with 4:40 left and the Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 in an exhibition game Saturday night. Dougie Hamilton had a goal and an assist and Brad Marchand also scored for Boston (2-1-1). Tuukka Rask made 14 saves in the first two periods, and Jeremy Smith stopped eight shots in the third. Landon Ferraro scored for Detroit (2-1-1), and...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Leino helps Bruins beat Red Wings 3-1

DETROIT (AP) Ville Leino broke a tie with 4:40 left and the Boston Bruins beat the Detroit Red Wings 3-1 in an exhibition game Saturday night. Dougie Hamilton had a goal and an assist and Brad Marchand also scored for Boston (2-1-1). Tuukka Rask made 14 saves in the first two periods, and Jeremy Smith stopped eight shots in the third. Landon Ferraro scored for Detroit (2-1-1), and...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins-Capitals Notes: Power Play Among Positives From Boston’s Win

BOSTON — The Bruins had the third-best power play in the NHL with a 21.7 percent success rate last season, a massive improvement from ranking 26th in the lockout-shortened 2012-13 campaign. Boston’s success continued in Wednesday night’s preseason home opener against the Washington Capitals when Zdeno Chara scored the game-winning goal on the power-play. The B’s would later...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins should pair Torey Krug, Dougie Hamilton

(Photo/Getty Images) If and when the Boston Bruins eventually sign Torey Krug to a new contract, their first priority with the young defenseman should be to pair him with another rising star: Dougie Hamilton. Although Krug has become somewhat of a cult hero to the fans in Boston with his excellent offensive presence that the Bruins have lacked from the blue line, Hamilton will arguably...
Via Mill City Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dougie Hamilton Showing More Confidence As Camp Approaches (Video)

Training camp for the Boston Bruins’ 2014-15 season starts Sept. 18, but the B’s already are holding informal practices and getting strong showings from players. Among those players are Dougie Hamilton and Ryan Spooner. The former is trying to establish himself as a top player on the squad while the latter is making another attempt to crack the lineup on a full-time basis. After...
Via NESN.com
16 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...
Via NESN.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Expect The Boston Bruins To Make A Trade Before The Season Starts

from Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe, The Bruins are in a jam. They have approximately $69 million committed toward 2014-15. This includes Marc Savard’s $4,027,143 annual cap hit and roughly $4.75 million in overage penalties (bonuses achieved last year by Jarome Iginla, Torey Krug, and Dougie Hamilton) they must apply toward their number. By opening night, they will...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Dougie Hamilton Among NHL Players Ready For Breakout Season In 2014-15

For many young players with one or two years of experience at the NHL level, the 2014-15 season is the time for them to make major strides in their development and become valuable players capable of playing in many different situations. Let’s take a look at five players primed for a breakout 2014-15 campaign. Dougie Hamilton, Defenseman, Boston Bruins Hamilton was one of the Bruins’...
Via NESN.com
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

What's Bruin' in the morning?

It'll be a disgusting muggy day today in Boston, it actually already is, so how about some ice hockey to cool your morning down and make it more bearable? Well here is the news from around the NHL and locally. Boston Bruins News:- Have you ever thought to yourself, "man, I wish I knew what Kevan Millers work out routine was like". Of course you did. Now, you can find...
Via BruinsLife
July 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Torey Krug, Dougie Hamilton Key To Bruins Maintaining Power-Play Success

The Boston Bruins had the third-best best power play in the NHL last season, and it became a weapon that helped propel the team to the top record in the league. The 2013-14 campaign marked the first time Boston had a top-five power play since 2008-09, which also was the last full year of Marc Savard’s career. After an abysmal year with the man advantage in the lockout-shortened...
Via NESN.com
July 25, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Claude Julien: Dougie Hamilton well on his way to becoming an "elite defenseman"

One of the bright spots from Boston's 2014 regular season, and abruptly short playoff run, was the development and growth of 20-year-old defenseman Dougie Hamilton. After playing in a shortened rookie season due to the NHL lockout last year, Hamilton found himself thrust into the second most important spot in the defensive unit in the postseason, playing next to Zdeno Chara...
Via BruinsLife
May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Hamilton, Krug among few positives from B's playoff run

If there’s any silver lining to the Bruins premature exit to the Stanley Cup playoffs, it was the play of young defensemen Dougie Hamilton and Torey Krug, who look like fixtures in Black and Gold for years to come. Hamilton finished with two goals and seven points along with a plus-1 rating in 12 games matched with Zdeno Chara as Boston’s top defensemen pairing, and played what...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli: Dougie Hamilton ‘Had A Real Solid Playoff’

BOSTON — Zdeno Chara isn’t going to be the Bruins’ No. 1 defenseman forever, but luckily for head coach Claude Julien and his staff, Dougie Hamilton showed during the 2014 Stanley Cup playoffs that he’s capable of being the leader of the blue line in the future as he develops his two-way skill set and continues to earn more experience. Hamilton played his best hockey of the...
Via NESN.com
May 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Examining Positives From Bruins’ 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff Run

BOSTON — The Bruins’ season ended Wednesday night with a disappointing 3-1 Game 7 loss to the Montreal Canadiens at TD Garden, and even though it might be difficult to think about them right now, there were several positives from this playoff run that will give fans reasons to be excited for next season. Let’s look at four from the first two rounds. Dougie Hamilton Was Outstanding...
Via NESN.com
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Dougie Hamilton: The Bruins Were Back To Their Game In Game 5 (Video)

The Boston Bruins’ 4-2 victory in Game 5 against the Montreal Canadiens involved what seemed like a different Bruins team than the first four games. Before Saturday night’s game, the second-round playoff series was tied at two games apiece, but the B’s still weren’t playing their best hockey. So what did they change to become so much more dominant in Game 5? “I don’t...
Via NESN.com
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins’ Zdeno Chara, Dougie Hamilton Shutting Down Canadiens’ Top Line

BOSTON — Bruins defenseman Zdeno Chara is no stranger to shutting down the opponent’s top forward and/or line in a Stanley Cup playoff series. As a result of Dennis Seidenberg’s knee surgery in January, Chara has a new defense partner in Dougie Hamilton this postseason, but the results for Boston’s top pairing have been equally positive. Chara and Hamilton have shut down...
Via NESN.com
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Hamilton cracks Price's code, McQuaid undergoes surgery, B's gear up for Game 3

After Boston's Game 2 comeback victory over the Canadiens at the Garden on Saturday, defenseman Dougie Hamilton provided the assembled media, and inadvertently the rest of the hockey world, with a bit of knowledge in regards to the strategy to beat Montreal's netminder Carey Price. Hamilton, Marchand and Bergeron celebrate the goal that started the comeback (via ESPN.com...
Via BruinsLife
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Boston Bruins on Paper - A Habs' fan explains everything...kinda

Carey Price calls it luck.  Dougie Hamilton refers to it as destiny.Whatever you wish to call it, it is in reality one hell of a Stanley Cup Playoffs series - and the Boston Bruins and the Montreal Canadiens have only played two games.The 34th edition of the Big Bad Bruins and Les Habitants meeting in the post-season for a best-of-seven series has been everything one would expect...
Via Little Blog of Hate
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

The Battling Coaches

from Michael Hurley of CBS Boston, Michel Therrien was asked Monday for his thoughts on such complaints about officiating as well as Dougie Hamilton’s assessment of some vulnerabilities of goaltender Carey Price, and the Montreal head coach pulled no punches. “It’s the same thing with Claude. He’s not happy with all that ‘crap,’” Therrien said, regarding Julien’s...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Bruins Complete Epic Comeback, Win Game 2 With 4 Third-Period Goals

BOSTON — The Bruins completed an amazing comeback to win Saturday’s second-round Game 2 against the Montreal Canadiens with four unanswered third-period goals. The comeback began at 10:56 of the final period with a goal from Dougie Hamilton, who jumped into the offensive zone after Brad Marchand gained entry. Hamilton’s shot beat Canadiens goaltender Carey Price, which also...
Via NESN.com
May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video- Meet Dougie Hamilton’s Parents

Andi Petrillo of Hockey Night in Canada with a nice feature on the parents of Boston Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton last night.  
Via Kukla's Korner
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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