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Bruins Prospect Frederic Brunet Made Strides In First AHL Season


BOSTON — Frederic Brunet performed his first full skilled season with the Bruins AHL affiliate in Windfall final season.

The 6-foot-3, 195-pound left defenseman tallied two objectives and 10 assists in 48 video games for Windfall and skated in 4 Calder Cup playoff video games.

Windfall coach Ryan Mougenel described Brunet’s strides in his recreation final season after Day 3 of Bruins improvement camp on Wednesday.

“Freddy’s one other man that acquired a number of minutes as a result of a number of guys had been (known as as much as the Bruins),” Mougenel mentioned. “He performed a number of minutes for us, necessary minutes. … He most likely performed a bit greater than we thought or had mapped out for him, and he did an actual good job with that.”

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Mougenel was impressed with how Brunet dealt with the uptake in minutes however identified the areas he wanted to proceed rising this season.

“Defending is at all times going to be one thing that he’s set to work on, and the mechanics of defending in his ft and defending on one foot and put worth his stick. … He’s a younger professional, he’s studying it. His offensive recreation is nice. I feel he’s going to flourish this yr offensively in Windfall more than likely. He’s nonetheless acquired issues in his recreation to spherical out, however his progress has been wonderful.”

Brunet was chosen by the Bruins within the fifth spherical of the 2022 NHL Entry Draft. He amassed 19 objectives and 71 assists in 133 video games with the Rimouski Oceanic within the Quebec Main Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). Brunet break up the 2022-23 season with Rimouski and the Victoriaville Tigers. He registered greater than some extent per recreation with the Tigers, tallying 38 factors in 30 video games.

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