Bruins Prospects Ty Gallagher, Riley Duran Earn Hockey East Awards

A pair of local prospects are performing well in Hockey East


Dec 14, 2021

BOSTON — A pair of Boston Bruins prospects are performing well at the collegiate level.

Boston University’s Ty Gallagher and Providence College’s Riley Duran on Tuesday both were recognized by Hockey East with weekly awards.

Gallagher earned Men’s Defender of the Week, and has two goals and seven assists for nine points this season, with three of those assists coming Friday night against Boston College to tie his career-high. The defenseman was selected in the seventh-round of the 2021 NHL Draft.

Duran, meanwhile, was named Hockey East’s Men’s co-Rookie of the Week. He scored two goals and tallied two assists over the weekend, leading the Friars to a sweep over Princeton. The Woburn, Mass. native has five goals and six assists, with his 11 points ranking fourth among rookies in the conference.

He was selected in the sixth-round of the 2020 NHL Draft.

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