While the Bruins spent most of the second day of the draft bolstering their organizational depth, it was the selection of Tyler Seguin with the No. 2 overall pick that has fans excited for hockey already.
While Seguin promises to bring an incredible offensive game to Boston, it’s his willingness to play at both ends of the rink that has NESN Bruins insider James Murphy most excited.
“I liked when we heard him say, ‘I wanna become a better defensive player, I want to be better two-way,’” Murphy told Naoko Funayama on SportsDesk. “I think that’s huge to hear in a young kid because usually, you know, when you’re young you want to do the offensive stuff and he has those skills.
“I think it’s good we know he wants to improve in all areas of the game and [Bruins general manager] Peter Chiarelli was definitely happy to hear that,” added Murphy.
Be sure to check out the video below as James and Naoko break down the rest of the Bruins’ draft along with looking at what kind of impact the re-signing of Mark Recchi could have on a player like Seguin.