Could Tyler Seguin Fall Past Boston?

June 2nd, 2010 by Salim Valji Leave a reply »

The Boston Bruins own the luxury of having a top-three pick and a playoff calibre-team; and in spite of the historic collapse which took place this past spring, they have the ability to regain their status as an upper-echelon team in the NHL. A solid haul of prospects in LA will put them up with the likes of Chicago and Washington as the best franchises in the league. 

Although the Bruins have a chance to select two offensive forwards in either Taylor Hall or Tyler Seguin, I expect the Bruins to go off the board and take Cam Fowler with the first of their two first-round selections and focus primarily on defense during this draft. 

The reason for this is that right now the Bruins have three top-six centers on their roster in Marc Savard, David Krejl, and Patrice Bergeron. Zach Hamill, the Bruins' 2007 first round selection, is also waiting in the wings having just completed his first pro season with Providence in the AHL. Another thing to know is that at the 2008 Entry Draft, six of the Bruins seven draft picks were centers.

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