In a piece for ESPN Insider, Grant Sonier ranks Dougie Hamilton No. 4 on his "Rookie Rankings," up from No. 6 in the preseason. Writes Sonier on Hamilton:
You only have to listen to Bruins coach Claude Julien talk about this towering defenseman and you get the sense he is going to get more and more opportunity.
To read the rest of Sonier's analysis of Hamilton, and to see who is ranked ahead of him, click HERE (Insider access required).