Bruins New Prospect Models His Game After A Bruins Legend

Published August 18, 2023 at 1:26 PM
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Emerging as a well-rounded prospect, John Farinacci's poised hockey sense and defensive prowess project a promising future as a two-way NHL center.

Expressing his ability to contribute at both ends, he admires Patrice Bergeron's play style without comparison.

While not expected to replicate Bergeron's legacy, Farinacci's signing addresses Boston's post-Bergeron era. Signing an entry-level contract, he's likely to debut with the Providence Bruins. Amid Boston's focus on center development, Farinacci aims to prove his worth during training camp and preseason.

His AHL journey precedes his entry into the NHL. Despite an uncertain Coyotes' tenure, Boston's offer prevailed.


As replacements for Bergeron and Krejci stand, Boston's depth chart offers opportunities for emerging centers like Farinacci. With impactful decisions ahead, Farinacci's commitment to the Bruins reflects his journey from college to the professional ranks.

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