Analyzing the Boston Bruins' Prospects for the 2023-24 Season Challenge

Published September 10, 2023 at 9:18 PM
BY AUSTIN SABOURIN
The Boston Bruins are gearing up for the annual Prospects Challenge in Buffalo's LECOM Harborcenter from September 15 to 18. This event is a chance for emerging talents to shine before the Bruins' training camp begins on September 20.

The Bruins have a strong playoff history, and this season, some young prospects might make a case for a spot on the final roster.

Forwards to Watch:



Fabian Lysell:


The 21st overall pick in 2021, Lysell showed promise with the Providence Bruins, scoring 37 points in 54 games. His speed and skill make him versatile.

John Beecher:

Standing at 6-foot-3 and 215 pounds, Beecher recorded 23 points in 61 games with Providence last season.

Brett Harrison:

Harrison tallied 99 points in 57 OHL games before his pro debut in Providence.

Matthew Poitras:

A 19-year-old center with impressive skills, Poitras signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Bruins.

Georgii Merkulov:

An undrafted forward, Merkulov had a strong season with 24 goals and 31 assists in Providence.

Defence to Watch:



Mason Lohrei:

This 22-year-old Ohio State product impressed during the development camp, known for his size and puck control.

Frederic Brunet:

After success in the QMJHL, Brunet set career highs in goals (10) and points (38) in Providence.

Jackson Edward:

Edward, a physical defenseman, had an improved season with the OHL's London Knights, with five goals and 20 assists.

The Bruins' prospects will face teams from the Sabres, Senators, Canadiens, Penguins, and Devils. Their schedule includes matches against Pittsburgh on September 15 at 3:30 p.m. ET, Montreal on September 16 at 3:30 p.m. ET, and New Jersey on September 18 at 10 a.m. ET.

Source: Nesn
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