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Bruins’ Dougie Hamilton clearly ready for NHL

Dougie Hamilton’s days in a Bruins uniform are officially numbered.

To be clear, that number is five, the total number of games the rookie defenseman is allowed to play in the NHL before the Bruins must decide whether he remains on the Black-and-Gold varsity or goes back to play junior hockey in St. Catherines, Ontario.

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