Dougie Hamilton

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Dougie Hamilton
Dougie Hamilton WJC12 press conference.jpg
Hamilton as a member of Team Canada at the 2012 World Junior Championships
Born(1993-06-17) June 17, 1993 (age 20)
Toronto, ON, CAN
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight199 lb (90 kg; 14 st 3 lb)
PositionDefence
ShootsRight
NHL teamBoston Bruins
NHL Draft9th overall, 2011
Boston Bruins
Playing career2009–present
 
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Dougie Hamilton
Dougie Hamilton WJC12 press conference.jpg
Hamilton as a member of Team Canada at the 2012 World Junior Championships
Born(1993-06-17) June 17, 1993 (age 20)
Toronto, ON, CAN
Height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight199 lb (90 kg; 14 st 3 lb)
PositionDefence
ShootsRight
NHL teamBoston Bruins
NHL Draft9th overall, 2011
Boston Bruins
Playing career2009–present

Douglas Jonathan Hamilton (born June 17, 1993) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League. He was selected ninth overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He was raised in Toronto, Ontario.

His parents Doug and Lynn were both members of Team Canada for the 1984 Summer Olympics (in rowing and basketball, respectively). His brother Freddie is a 2010 San Jose Sharks draft pick. Freddie, like Dougie, has played for the Niagara IceDogs.

Playing career[edit]

Amateur[edit]

Hamilton attended Crestwood Preparatory College for grade 9 and Governor Simcoe Secondary School for grades 10-12.[1] He played minor midget for the St. Catharines Falcons of the OMHA's South Central AAA League and was selected by his hometown Niagara Ice Dogs in the 2nd round (27th overall) of the 2009 OHL Priority Selection.

Professional[edit]

On December 8, 2011 Hamilton signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Boston Bruins.[2]

On January 19, 2013, he made his NHL debut for the Bruins in a 3-1 victory against the New York Rangers, [3] and two games later, on January 23, Hamilton scored his first NHL point for an assist in an overtime win against the Rangers in Madison Square Garden.[4] On February 15, 2013, Hamilton scored his first career NHL goal against Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres.[5]

Hamilton made his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut on May 3rd, 2013, replacing defense-man Andrew Ference, who was serving a one-game suspension for his illegal hit on Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mikhail Grabovski.

On April 25th, 2013, Dougie Hamilton was named the 44th Annual NESN 7th Player recipient. The 7th Player is awarded to the Boston Bruin who most exceeded all expectations that season, as voted by the fans.[6]

International play[edit]

Medal record
Competitor for Canada Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze2012 Canada

Hamilton participated at the 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships held in Canada and won the bronze medal.

Career statistics[edit]

  Regular season Playoffs
SeasonTeamLeagueGPGAPtsPIMGPGAPtsPIM
2008–09St. Catharines Falcons Min. MidgetOMHA6720335326
2009–10Niagara IceDogsOHL64313163650114
2010–11Niagara IceDogsOHL6712465877144121616
2011–12Niagara IceDogsOHL5017557247205182316
2012–13Niagara IceDogsOHL328334132
2012–13Boston BruinsNHL42511161470330
NHL totals42511161470330

Notable awards and honours[edit]

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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Tyler Seguin
Boston Bruins first round draft pick
2011
Succeeded by
Malcolm Subban