It seems that everyone is excited about the Bruins’ new defensemen, Dougie Hamilton, and that includes some pretty impressive names.
Cam Neely, Ray Bourque, Bobby Orr, Claude Julien and Peter Chiarelli were among those who praised the 19-year-old 2011 first-round pick. Hamilton won the Ottawa Hockey League’s Defensemen of the Year award for his 2011-12 season with the Niagara IceDogs. Hamilton led all defensemen in scoring with 17 goals and 55 assists.
Watch the video above to hear what Neely, Julien and Chiarelli think about Hamilton’s chances of starting the season with the Bruins.