Boston Bruins Prospect Spotlight: Seth Griffith Continues Tearing Up the OHL

December 10th, 2012 by Chris Blanchard Leave a reply »
Boston Bruins prospect Seth Griffith is an early candidate to become the sleeper gem of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft. Selected 131st overall with Boston's fifth-round pick, Griffith is on a mission to prove that he has what it takes to be an elite NHL player. 

Last season, Griffith caught Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli's attention with an impressive 85-point campaign for the OHL champion London Knights. His 35 goals ranked third in the league, and with the help of fellow Bruins prospect Jared Knight, he led London to the brink of the CHL's coveted Memorial Cup. 

Now in his fourth OHL campaign, the 19-year-old center has exploded offensively, solidifying his place among the CHL's elite scoring threats.

Though he only ranks 13th among OHL goal-scorers this season, he sits second in the points table. Through 33 games, he is wedged firmly between first-round draft picks Ryan Strome and Alex Galchenyuk with 54 points. 

To put Griffith's numbers in perspective, he is averaging 1.636 points per game. If he maintains that average until season's end, he is on pace to finish in the 110-point ballpark. 

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