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Dougie Hamilton
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Born June 17, 1993 (1993-06-17) (age 26)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Weight 199 lb (90 kg; 14 st 3 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Right
NHL team Boston Bruins
NHL Draft 9th overall, 2011
Boston Bruins
Playing career 2009–present

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).

He was selected ninth overall in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. His older brother Freddie Hamilton is a draft pick by the San Jose Sharks.

Playing CareerEdit

Amateur Playing CareerEdit

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.

NHL CareerEdit

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.

Career StatisticsEdit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 St. Catharines Falcons Min. Midget OMHA 67 20 33 53 26
2009–10 Niagara IceDogs OHL 64 3 13 16 36 5 0 1 1 4
2010–11 Niagara IceDogs OHL 67 12 46 58 77 14 4 12 16 16
2011–12 Niagara IceDogs OHL 50 17 55 72 47 20 5 18 23 16
2012–13 Niagara IceDogs OHL 32 8 33 41 32
2012–13 Boston Bruins NHL 42 5 11 16 14 7 0 3 3 0
NHL totals 42 5 11 16 14 7 0 3 3 0

Awards & AchievementsEdit

  • 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)

International PlayEdit

Medal record
Competitor for Canada Canada
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Bronze 2012 Canada

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

Personal LifeEdit

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.

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