CALGARY, AB -- The Calgary Flames announced today that they have signed defenceman Dougie Hamilton to a multi-year contract. The Flames acquired Hamilton from the Boston Bruins on June 26, 2015 in exchange for Calgary’s 2015 first round pick (15th overall) and two second round picks (45th overall and 52nd overall – previously acquired from the Washington Capitals).
Hamilton, a native of Toronto, Ontario, was originally drafted in the first round (9th overall) in the 2011 NHL Draft by Boston. In 2014-15, the 22-year-old led all Bruins blueliners with 42 points (10G, 32A) in 72 games.
DOUGIE HAMILTON – DEFENCEMAN
BORN: Toronto, ON DATE: June 17, 1993
HEIGHT: 6’5” WEIGHT: 220 lbs.
DRAFTED: BOS - 1st round, 9th overall, in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft
ACQUIRED: Trade from Boston in exchange for Calgary’s first round pick and two second round picks in the 2015 NHL Draft on June 26, 2015.