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Bruins sign Hobey Baker finalist


Bruins sign Hobey Baker finalist

The Boston Bruins signed Miami University senior forward Carter Camper to an entry-level contract Wednesday morning, according to

The 22-year-old reported to the Providence Bruins Tuesday night and is slated to begin his professional career this weekend.

Ive been talking to teams since the season ended. It all happened pretty quickly, he told the website. Im extremely excited. Its a dream come true to be a part of the Bruins organization.

Camper was one of 10 Hobey Baker finalists and holds the title as the second leading scorer in Miami University history after finishing his collegiate career with 183 points.

Details of the contract have not been released.

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Kenny Agostino's OT goal lifts Bruins over Flyers


Kenny Agostino's OT goal lifts Bruins over Flyers

BOSTON – The Bruins continued to pick up wins in the preseason by all different methods. 

On Thursday night it was a bit of an ugly, penalty-filled affair with the Flyers, but the Bruins improved to 3-0-0 in the preseason with a 2-1 overtime victory behind a Kenny Agostino breakaway goal on a nifty double-move in the extra session. 

Agostino finished with the game-winner and a couple of points after feeding Postma for his game-tying strike in the third period as well.

The Flyers took the initial lead in the third period on a seemingly innocuous play that started with Matt Grzelcyk and Paul Postma getting caught chasing the puck in transition. Travis Sanheim fired a shot from the outside of the left circle and somehow got the perimeter attempt past Tuukka Rask after he’d stopped the first 21 shots he’d faced through two periods. 

Postma made up for any miscues immediately afterward when he fired a bomb from the high point that shot that rocketed past Brian Elliott for the game-tying goal. The Postma score came immediately after Grzelcyk was stuffed on his own scoring attempt after a nice Danton Heinen feed set him up directly in front of the net. 

Otherwise Thursday night’s preseason game was about the face-off violations that slowed the game to a crawl, and the ridiculous seven slashing penalty calls made as the NHL looks to crack down on their enforcement of potentially dangerous slashing plays.