The Boston Bruins dipped into the United States’ pool of hockey talent for their fourth-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft.

The Bruins selected center Curtis Hall, a New Jersey native, with the 119th overall pick Saturday afternoon in Dallas. Hall, a right-handed shooter, previously played for the Youngstown Phantoms of the USHL and is committed to Yale.

Here’s his draft profile:

Even if Hall somehow doesn’t get bigger during his time in the Ivy League, he still will arrive in Boston as a tall, strong center.

(You can click here to watch some of Hall’s highlights.)

Here are a message from Hall, as well as things to know about the new Bruin:

Prior to selecting Hall, the Bruins picked Swedish defenseman Axel Andersson in Round 2 and Czech center Jakub Lauko in Round 3. Boston has five total selections in the 2018 draft.

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