Friday, June 22, 2007

The Boston Bruins have selected...

Zach Hamill in the 2007 NHL entry draft. He seems like an OK pick, but I was a bit surprised by it. If it wasn't for the damn greedy Russians and a lack of a transfer agreement with the NHL, we could have had another steal this year with Cherepanov.

As of yet there has been no news on a trade for Manny Fernandez, which means that we would have to trade a few players now that the Bruins 1st rounder has been used. It was nice to see Cam Neely announcing the pick for the Bruins; does this mean he might be joining the team in a larger role (Assistant Coach). I know, I'm just pulling shit out of my ass.

Zach has spent the last four seasons with the Everett Silvertips, and had 32-61-93 season in 69 games. He was the leading scorer in the WHL this year, and he seems to have picked things up physically with 93 penalty minutes the past season.

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Blogger Russ said...

Maybe Cherepanov's attitude had a lot to do with his drop as well... seems that a lot of teams decided to take a pass on Esposito's single-faceted game and lack of drive, lack of defense, etc. He would've been a high risk-high reward guy, but I like Hamill's makeup. He's also eligible for the AHL (I think) this year, if the B's think it's better for his development.

10:43 p.m., June 22, 2007  

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