The Boston Bruins didn’t have a first-round pick in the 2018 NHL Draft, but their top selection already is making an impression.
The B’s took Swedish defenseman Axel Andersson in the second round with the 57th overall pick. The 18-year-old is taking part in Bruins training camp, and his game is turning some heads. He scored a goal in Boston’s 4-3 overtime loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday, and has impressed throughout camp with his style of play.
To hear what head coach Bruce Cassidy had to say about Andersson after Saturday’s preseason game, check out the “NESN Sports Today” video above, presented by People’s United Bank.