B’s 2nd-rounder Lohrei describes his game, where he can improve originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston
With their first selection in the 2020 NHL Draft, the Boston Bruins took 19-year-old defenseman Mason Lohrei.
Lohrei, taken at No. 58 overall, is a Wisconsin native who stands 6-foot-4, 200 pounds. He last played for the Green Bay Gamblers of the USHL and is committed to play at Ohio State.
After seeing his NHL dream come true, Lohrei spoke with reporters about what he brings to the table as a player.
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“I’d consider myself a two-way defenseman, pretty skilled. I take a lot of pride in how I defend, how I defend the rush, how I defend in my own zone, shutting things down and making good breakout passes to the forwards,” Lohrei said.
“But then once that happens, then the fun stuff begins. I get