Getting to know your newest Bruin

Austin Sabourin
July 20, 2023  (2:24 PM)

The Boston Bruins have made a significant addition to their roster ahead of the upcoming season, securing the services of Jesper Boqvist.

The talented forward, a second-round pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, arrives after a stint with the New Jersey Devils, where he amassed 55 points in 189 games since 2019.
Boqvist's performance during training camp will play a pivotal role in securing his spot in the Bruins' lineup.
Following a career-high 70 games last season, the 24-year-old aims to maintain his momentum and avoid potential demotion to the Providence Bruins or being relegated to the bench.
Key Takeaways:
1 - Boqvist's Performance Peaks After All-Star Break: Statistically, Boqvist tends to excel in the latter half of the season, accumulating 37 points compared to 18 in the first half. Particularly, April has been a standout month for him, boasting an impressive 19 points in just 36 games.
2 - Dominance Against the Arizona Coyotes: Boqvist has displayed a strong performance against the Arizona Coyotes, recording five points in four games. His prowess against this particular team sets him apart.
3 - Success in Swedish Junior Programs and International Competitions: While establishing himself in the NHL, Boqvist has achieved notable success in Sweden's junior programs and various international events, earning three silver medals along the way.
4 - Falun, Sweden: A Breeding Ground for NHL Talent: Hailing from the city of Falun, Sweden, Boqvist joins a select group of NHL players who call this city their hometown. With nine NHL players originating from Falun, Boqvist takes pride in representing his roots on the grand stage.
5 - A Family Legacy of NHL Talent: Boqvist comes from a family steeped in NHL talent. His younger brother, Adam, currently plays as a defenseman for the Columbus Blue Jackets. With 189 games played and 75 points to his name, Adam is making his own mark in the league.
With Boqvist's arrival, the Bruins enhance their roster depth and unlock potential for further growth. As his young career continues to ascend, he has a valuable opportunity to solidify his place within the team's bottom six and contribute to their success in the upcoming season.
Source: Thehockeywritters
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