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Thursday, August 16, 2012
Trending: Bruins Tyler Seguin looks for date

By Bill Speros
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Hard to believe Boston Bruins forward Tyler Seguin would need help getting a date, being a young, single, handsome and very eligible 20-year-old bachelor in a hockey-crazed city such as Boston. But the Class A Lowell (Mass.) Spinners had a "Speed Dating Night with Tyler Seguin" on Wednesday, with several women chosen by the team getting the chance to spend some quality time -- five minutes apiece -- with Seguin during the Spinners' 8-3 victory over Aberdeen.

There were plenty of potential love connections:

Me and @tylerseguin92 on our speed date tonight 😊❤…

— Megan(@mmccafferty2729) August 16, 2012

Just got a chance to #SpeedDate with @tylerseguin92 thank you so much @lowellspinners for the opportunity of a lifetime!

— Maura McPhillips (@Maurax71) August 16, 2012

met @tylerseguin92 tonight before te game it was amazing hes so cool<3

— Danielle Bieber ;) (@Bieberbaby1208) August 16, 2012

How did they get picked?

How do you earn a speed date with Tyler Seguin? You make a video and get yourself to LeLacheur Park. This is...

— Lowell Spinners (@LowellSpinners) August 15, 2012

The fans were starstruck.

The result after @sammmmy19 & I met @tylerseguin92…

— Becca O'Rourke(@rebecca_dorothy) August 16, 2012

One of his Bruins teammates had some good wishes and advice:

@tylerseguin92Wanted to wish you luck at the matchmaking, I mean baseball game tonight.See you travelled with your groomsmen just in case.

— Andrew Ference (@Ferknuckle) August 15, 2012

@lowellspinners And please remind him to use his manners when the girls come to meet him tonight. Thank you.

— Andrew Ference (@Ferknuckle) August 15, 2012

The guest of honor survived a close call on a line-drive foul but was spared thanks to the "save of the summer" by Spinners Vice President Daniel Beaulieu, although one phone was lost in the process:

best picture of the night from the spinners game @tylerseguin92…

— TylerSeguinProblems (@SeguinProblems) August 16, 2012

Wow! @lowellspinners VP Daniel Beaulieu made the save of the summer - stopped this foul ball to protect Tyler. ^BISH…

— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) August 15, 2012

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