NHL Lockout: Tyler Seguin and More Young Players Dominating Overseas

November 6th, 2012 by Nicholas Goss Leave a reply »
The NHL lockout hasn't stopped some of the league's best young players, such as Tyler Seguin of the Boston Bruins, from putting up huge offensive numbers for teams in overseas leagues.

While some players are overseas to stay in shape or make some more money, many young NHLers are earning valuable experience that will benefit them tremendously when the work stoppage ends and they return to North America.

Let's look at three young stars doing very well in European hockey leagues during the lockout.


Tyler Seguin, Boston Bruins

The Bruins' forward has been playing very well of late for EHC Biel in Switzerland. Through 15 games this season, Seguin has 13 goals and 10 assists for 23 total points.

Seguin is one of three Bruins playing in Switzerland (Patrice Bergeron and Chris Kelly are the other two), and from a statistical standpoint he's doing the best out of the group.

Boston needs Seguin to continue improving defensively this season, but it's unlikely that he makes a substantial improvement in that area of his game in Switzerland where the style of play isn't as physical as the NHL.
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