Hamilton proving himself early on with Bruins
Tue, 22 Jan 2013|
Claude Julian and Bruins players discuss Dougie Hamilton fitting in with the team
-- for the left circle the nets up. All good for the Bruins they are off to that 20 start and look to beyond the same page with each other. One player fitting in -- with -- is -- he -- Hamilton. And nineteen year old defenseman is making a strong case to stick around he can only play three games with the Bruins before the team needs to decide. Whether to keep him around or he's got to go back to junior hockey. And right now it looks like he's exactly where he belonged. We select. 2011 the Bruins knew they had a big pick. Literally talking Hamilton and six foot five and it 199. Now. And while he physically is still growing into that side mentally he's showing me that natural fit fun. We got here so. The news -- keep getting better every day and keep working hard all the guys have been really nice to me. And helping me out and -- put on and played for a the guys and secondly. But against top players come -- too much -- they're great job done certainly. So my -- pleasant surprise but certainly living up to his expectations are nose and the great thing. The more games gonna play the more experience is gonna get better is he's so us in this area. And couple years. The Bruins have already trusted the nineteen year old enough to pair with Dennis Seidenberg in their first game and then with the back. Zdeno Chara on Monday. Good job. Chara is more about showing the rookie with the -- -- talking about it. During Monday's game against the Jets Blake Wheeler hit Hamilton Lleyton tomorrow. -- slows them through the. He doesn't have to do that for me but. He came over and giving it -- We are from them. Live a pretty good so my. I was laughter. -- like we -- idolize you start -- From under his wings and protect them so it's great for confidence in particular the teammates and like you. It's pretty obvious that probably would go to stick up for so. He's only earn that respect.