Bruins draft: Grading all five picks from the 2019 NHL Draft

NBC Sports Boston Staff
Armed with five picks in the 2019 NHL Draft, Don Sweeney and the Bruins left Vancouver with four forwards and a defenseman, but were they good picks? Joe Haggerty grades each of the B's five selections.
Armed with five picks in the 2019 NHL Draft, Don Sweeney and the Bruins left Vancouver with four forwards and a defenseman, but were they good picks? Joe Haggerty grades each of the B's five selections.

Bruins draft: Grading all five picks from the 2019 NHL Draft originally appeared on nbcsportsboston.com

The Bruins didn't have long to transition from the regular season to the offseason, as this past weekend's NHL Draft took place less than 10 days after the B's dropped Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final.

Fortunately for B's general manager Don Sweeney, he had a first-round pick this time around after trading a first-rounder away a season ago in the Rick Nash trade.

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When all was said and done, the Bruins addressed several needs, adding four forwards and a defenseman. 

None of those players are expected to contribute in the 2019-20 season, but how did Sweeney and the Bruins fare?

Joe Haggerty evaluated each of the B's picks based on need and where they were drafted.

Click here for Haggerty's grades for all five Bruins draft picks.>>>>>

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