Bruins Beast Of A Prospect Is Almost NHL Ready And No One Is Ready For Him

Austin Sabourin
June 2, 2023  (11:36)

In a momentous leap towards his NHL aspirations, Mason Lohrei, an up-and-coming defenseman, has embarked on his professional journey with the Boston Bruins.

The team recently made an official announcement regarding the signing of Lohrei to an enticing two-year entry-level contract, valued at an annual sum of $925,000. This exciting development indicates that Lohrei will likely don the Providence Bruins' jersey in the upcoming season, marking his transition to the highly competitive realm of professional hockey.
With an imposing physical presence standing at 6-foot-4 and weighing 210 pounds, Lohrei made a lasting impression during his sophomore campaign at Ohio State.
Demonstrating his offensive prowess, he led the team's defensemen in points, amassing an impressive total of 32 in just 40 games. Moreover, Lohrei played a pivotal role in Ohio State's journey to the NCAA tournament quarterfinals, showcasing his ability to excel in high-stakes scenarios. Building on his collegiate success, Lohrei's potential shone brightly during his five-game stint with the Providence Bruins on an Amateur Tryout Agreement, where he recorded one assist and unleashed five shots on goal in a display of his promising skills.
Lohrei joins a talented cohort of prospects within the Bruins organization, including Fabian Lysell, Georgii Merkulov, John Beecher, Matthew Poitras, and Trevor Kuntar, each harboring aspirations of making a resounding impact in the NHL.
While the left side of the Bruins' defensive lineup is presently occupied by stalwarts such as Hampus Lindholm, Matt Grzelcyk, Derek Forbort, Jakub Zboril, and Mike Reilly, roster changes and the team's financial considerations may pave the way for Lohrei to seize opportunities in the future.
Despite the Bruins' recent disappointment in their season's conclusion, the emergence of Lohrei instills a renewed sense of hope for the team and its fans. With his natural talent and skill set as a formidable left-shot defenseman, Lohrei could potentially become a valuable asset for the Boston Bruins in the years to come.
Source - TheSportsHub
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Bruins Beast Of A Prospect Is Almost NHL Ready And No One Is Ready For Him

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