|Born||June 17, 1993 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Weight||199 lb (90 kg; 14 st 3 lb)|
|NHL team||Boston Bruins|
|NHL Draft||9th overall, 2011|
Dougie Hamilton (born Douglas Jonathan Hamilton on June 17, 1993) is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Boston Bruins of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Amateur Playing Career
Dougie 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.
On December 8, 2011, Dougie signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Boston Bruins.
On January 19, 2013, he made his NHL debut for the Bruins in a 3-1 victory against the New York Rangers.
On January 23, 2013, Dougie scored his first NHL point for an assist in an overtime win against the Rangers in Madison Square Garden.
On February 15, 2013, he scored his first career NHL goal against Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres.
On April 25, 2013, Dougie 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.
On May 3, 2013, he made his Stanley Cup Playoffs debut on May 3rd, 2013, replacing defenseman Andrew Ference who was serving a one-game suspension for his illegal hit on Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mikhail Grabovski.
|2008–09||St. Catharines Falcons Min. Midget||OMHA||67||20||33||53||26||—||—||—||—||—|
Awards & Achievements
- CHL Scholastic Player of the Year (2010–11)
- OHL Bobby Smith Trophy (2010–11)
- OHL Max Kaminsky Trophy (2011–12)
- NHL NESN Boston Bruins 7th Player Award (2012–13)
|Competitor for Canada|
|World Junior Championships|
Dougie participated at the 2012 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships held in Canada and won the bronze medal.
Dougie's parents Doug and Lynn were members of Team Canada for the 1984 Summer Olympics (in rowing and basketball respectively).
He attended Crestwood Preparatory College for grade 9 and Governor Simcoe Secondary School for grades 10-12.