Christian Hanson

The Bruins have been all but silent during free agency, but started the week off on the right skate; signing Christian Hanson to a one-year, two-way contract. Hanson will earn $105,000 at the AHL level, $600,000 NHL.

The 6’4″, 228 lb center played the 2011-12 season with Washington’s AHL affiliate Hershey Bears; tallying 10 goals, 11 assists and 42 penalty minutes in 52 games.

Hanson began his career with Toronto, playing a career high 31 NHL games with the Leafs and 58 AHL games with the Marlies.

Hanson Brothers
“Slap Shot”

Donning a familiar last name, Hanson’s father, Dave was part of the Hanson Brothers, playing Jack Hanson in 1977’s hockey classic “Slap Shot”.

Winter was hooked on hockey by age 6, when she first witnessed a bench clearing brawl between the Boston Bruins and the Ottawa Senators. Growing from hockey fan to hockey player, Winter followed her passions by founding The Pink Puck. While she also loves fashion and the outdoors, hockey will always be her center ice. Email: winter@thepinkpuck.com Twitter: @Winter_Adams

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