Dougie Hamilton appreciates lesson

Updated: November 18, 2013, 10:42 AM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- In late August, Boston Bruins prospects Dougie Hamilton, Torey Krug and Ryan Spooner participated in the NHLPA orientation program in Landsdowne, Va.

Young players from all 30 organizations attended the event to listen to and learn from NHL veterans, both past and present, about the challenges and expectations of becoming a player in the league.

One particular lecture stood out for Hamilton.

Growing up a Maple Leafs fan in Toronto, Hamilton's favorite player ...

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