Dougie Hamilton D BOS 8 Days

Hamilton recorded a pair of points on the power play, with both a goal and an assist in Sunday's 6-2 win over the Blackhawks.Hamilton has been on a solid scoring stretch of late, registering seven points in his last seven contests. While his plus-minus has taken a hit from last season's plus-22 rating, the defenseman was able to get it back to an even zero after Sunday's plus-2 rating. With 34 points in 59 games, the 21-year-old represents a reliable scoring option from the blueline.

Dougie Hamilton D BOS 11 Days

Hamilton picked up two assists in Wednesday's 4-3 shootout loss to the Oilers.The third-year rearguard has been on a nice little tear over the last week or so, recording five points in the last five games. With 31 points in 57 games -- and 147 shots on goal -- the 21-year-old Hamilton has been a nice source of offense from the back end this season, and should only continue to get better as he matures.

Dougie Hamilton D BOS 21 Days

Hamilton picked up an assist and attempted four shots in Sunday's loss to the Canadiens.

Though he's noticed a steep dropoff from his plus-22 rating of a year ago, Hamilton has already established a career best with 28 points this season. His uptick in offense has helped offset the decline of Zdeno Chara, but he's seen his production slow a bit of late, particularly as a goal scorer. He's found the net just once since late December.

Dougie Hamilton D BOS 1 Month

Hamilton scored a power-play goal and assisted on the game-winner Tuesday against Dallas. He finished plus-2 with four shots on goal and a pair of PIM.

It's Hamilton's first goal since he potted two back on Dec. 21, and he'd collected just four assists in the 12-game interim. So it's nice to see Hamilton back on the horse with those two points, pushing his season total to 26, a new career high.

Dougie Hamilton D BOS 2 Months

Hamilton failed to produce a point Saturday, but did tie a career high with six shots on goal over his 19:41 of ice time.

Interesting enough, Hamilton has fired off six shots in four of his last six games. However, aside from a three-point outburst against the Sabres, he's failed to find the net in the other three contests. Despite the lack of production during that span, it nonetheless represents an encouraging trend for the 21-year-old. Stay patient with Hamilton; a breakout could be imminent.

Dougie Hamilton D BOS 2 Months

Hamilton had a productive night, scoring two goals on six shots and dishing out an assist in Sunday's 4-3 win over the Sabres.

Hamilton's had a solid season so far, as he now has seven goals and 13 assists through 34 games. The 21-year-old should easily pass his career-high of 25 points set last season as he's seventh in goals among defenseman.

Dougie Hamilton D BOS 3 Months

Hamilton dished out a pair of assists and had five shots on goal in Saturday's win over the Coyotes.

Hamilton now has five goals and 17 points in 28 games, to go with a plus-2 rating. He sits 14th among defensive scoring leaders and is on pace for 50 points. Keep him rolling.

Dougie Hamilton D BOS 3 Months

Hamilton scored the overtime-winning goal and had an assist in Friday's win over Winnipeg.

After going pointless in four games, Hamilton has turned it up recently, recording three points (one goal) and a plus-4 rating in his last two games. With 14 points in 24 games on the season, Hamilton is well on his way to a career year in Beantown. The 21-year-old could reach 50 points in just his third NHL season. What a stud.

Dougie Hamilton D BOS 3 Months

Hamilton returned to the ice Thursday after missing Wednesday's practice with the flu.

Hamilton -- who has 11 points in 20 games to date -- thus appears to be on track to suit up Friday against Columbus, barring any setbacks.

Dougie Hamilton D BOS 3 Months

Hamilton was held out of practice Wednesday due to the flu, Amalie Benjamin of the Boston Globe reports.

Hamilton's status for Friday's game against the Blue Jackets may come in doubt if he doesn't improve over the next couple of days. The Bruins' defensemen have been bit by the injury bug this season, and could ill-afford to lose another for an extended period of time. If Hamilton can't go Friday, the team would likely need to make a move to add a sixth blueliner to the roster.