My guess is you’ve searched this page out because you’re playing the Immaculate Grid.
If I’m right, that also means that today’s grid is asking for players who have played for both the Boston Bruins and the Carolina Hurricanes.
And, I’m also guessing that you’re a little stuck on this particular square and you’re looking for a little help to keep your grid immaculate. Sound about right so far?
Well, good news, I’m here to help.
I’ve already done the research and have put together a list of well-known stars along with some more “under-the-radar” players that could land you a low rarity score.
Dougie Hamilton began his NHL journey when he was drafted 9th overall by the Boston Bruins in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft. He played for the Bruins for several seasons, making an immediate impact and showcasing his potential as a top-pairing defenseman.
After his stint in Boston, Hamilton was traded to the Calgary Flames. He continued to develop his game, consistently being among the team’s top defensemen in terms of points. In 2018, Hamilton was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes, where he further solidified his reputation as a high-end, puck-moving defenseman.
Hamilton spent the last two seasons with the New Jersey Devils with personal bests in goals (22) and assists (52) in the 2022-23 season.
Hamilton Key Stats
- All-Star (Hurricanes)
Riley Nash, a Canadian forward, began his NHL career after being drafted 21st overall by the Edmonton Oilers in 2007. He was traded to the Carolina Hurricanes in 2010, where he signed a three-year entry-level contract and became one of five rookies in franchise history to reach the 30-point mark.
Nash later joined the Boston Bruins in 2016, contributing to their playoff qualification, and then signed with the Columbus Blue Jackets in 2018, playing a crucial role until an injury in the playoffs.
Nash’s career saw him moving through several teams, including the Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Arizona Coyotes, often through trades and waivers. His journey led him to sign a two-year, two-way contract with the New York Rangers in 2023, marking another chapter in his professional hockey career.
Erik Haula is a Finnish forward currently playing for the New Jersey Devils in the NHL. He was selected by the Minnesota Wild in the seventh round, 182nd overall, in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Before joining the NHL, Haula played at the University of Minnesota, where he had an impressive college hockey career.
Haula signed an entry-level contract with the Wild in 2013 and made his NHL debut in the 2013-14 season, where he also scored his first NHL goal. He played for the Wild until 2017 when he was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights in the NHL Expansion Draft. Haula had a career-high 29 goals for 55 points in the 2017-18 season with the Golden Knights.
Haula has also played for the Carolina Hurricanes, Florida Panthers, Nashville Predators, and Boston Bruins. In July 2022, Haula was traded to the New Jersey Devils, where he later signed a three-year extension.
Anson Carter is a former Canadian right winger. He was drafted by the Quebec Nordiques in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft, 220th overall in the 10th round. Carter started his pro career in the 1996–97 season, initially playing for the Washington Capitals and their AHL affiliate, the Portland Pirates, before being traded to the Boston Bruins in 1997.
Carter’s 10-year career included stops at 8 different teams. After several seasons with the Bruins, he was traded to the Edmonton Oilers, where he recorded career-highs in assists and points during his second season.
He was then traded to the New York Rangers in 2003, followed by a brief return to the Capitals and a subsequent trade to the LA Kings in 2004. In 2005, Carter signed with the Vancouver Canucks, leading the team in goals and earning the Canucks’ Most Exciting Player Award. He later played for the Blue Jackets and the Hurricanes.