Ryan Donato excited to don B's jersey

Updated: July 9, 2014, 8:08 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

WILMINGTON, Mass. -- When Ryan Donato heard his name called at the NHL entry draft last month at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, he experienced a moment of shock upon being selected by the Boston Bruins.

"Honestly, I blacked out when I got drafted," Donato said with a big smile.

The Bruins selected Donato, 18, in the second round, the 56th overall pick. The 6-foot, 174-pound forward from the Dexter School is the son of former Bruins forward and current Harvard men's ice hockey ...

Read full story


Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.


  • Patriots Power Play
    Akiem Hicks' size -- 6-foot-5 and 324 pounds -- and power give the Pats a force between the tackles, but his success depends on how he adjusts to the system.