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Bruins Make Five Selections on Day 2 of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft

by Boston Bruins @NHLBruins /

CHICAGO, IL - Boston Bruins General Manager Don Sweeney announced today, June 24, that the team has made the following selection on Day 2 of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft: forward Jack Studnicka (2nd round, 53rd overall), goaltender Jeremy Swayman (4th round, 111th overall), forward Cédric Paré (6th round, 173rd overall), defenseman Victor Berglund (7th round, 195th overall), and defenseman Daniel Bukac (7th round, 204th overall).

Studnicka, 18, has spent his last two seasons with the Oshawa Generals of the Ontario Hockey League. During the 2016-17 season, he skated in 64 games, amassing 18 goals, 34 assists and 52 penalty minutes. Studnicka also appeared in 62 games for the Generals during the 2015-16 season, registering four goals and 22 assists along with 25 penalty minutes.

Hailing from Windsor, Ontario, Studnicka represented Canada at the 2017 U-18 World Championship, where he netted three goals in three games.

The 6-foot, 171-pound forward also represented his country at the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial - skating in four games - and the 2015-16 U-17 World Hockey Challenge, where he collected a goal and four assists in six games.

Swayman, 18, tended the crease for the Sioux Falls Stampede of the United States Hockey League during the 2016-17 season. In 32 games, the 6-foot-2, 187-pound goaltender posted a 7-18-3 record with a 2.90 goals against average and a .914 save percentage.

The Anchorage, Alaska native has committed to attend the University of Maine.

Paré, 18, spent the 2016-17 season with the Saint John Sea Dogs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. In 64 games, the Lévis, Quebec native tallied five goals, 11 assists and 26 penalty minutes. He also appeared in 18 playoff games, netting a goal and two assists during Saint John's President's Cup championship run.

The 6-foot-2, 205-pound forward skated in four Memorial Cup games after his QMJHL championship, scoring two goals.

Berglund, 18, split his 2016-17 season between Modo hockey club and Modo's U-20 team. In 12 games with Modo, the Ornskoldsvik, Sweden native logged an assist and four penalty minutes. In 37 games with Modo's U-20 team, the Swedish defenseman notched five goals, 10 assists, 16 penalty minutes and a plus-14 rating.

The 6-foot, 165-pound defenseman represented Sweden at the 2016 Four Nations Tournament, collecting one assist in three games.

Bukac, 18, played for the Brandon Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League during the 2016-17 season. In 72 games, the Most, Czech Republic native amassed two goals, 15 assists and 38 penalty minutes.

The 6-foot-4, 185-pound defenseman has represented his country on multiple occasions - most recently at the 2017 U-18 World Championship, where he registered an assist and two penalty minutes in one game. He also donned the Czech jersey at the 2016 Ivan Hlinka Memorial, tallying an assist in five games.

TRANSACTION: Bruins make five selections on Day 2 of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

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