News:Zach Hamill was acquired by the Panthers from the Capitals for Casey Wellman, the Washington Post reports.
Analysis:Zach Hamill has played in 20 career NHL games all with the Bruins. He totaled four points over three seasons and will still most likely be in the minors and called up for depth when needed.
News:Zach Hamill was acquired by the Capitals on Saturday in exchange for Chris Bourque, the Globe and Mail's James Mirtle reports.
Analysis:Zach Hamill was the eighth overall pick in the 2007 NHL Draft, but has not lived up to expectations so far. He scored 43 points (nine goals, 34 assists) in 68 games at the AHL level last season and had one assist in three NHL games with the Bruins. Hamill should compete for a roster spot with the Caps, but could also be headed back to the AHL for further seasoning.
News:Zach Hamill cleared waivers Tuesday, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.
Analysis:Zach Hamill will now report to AHL Providence, where he will likely remain, barring injuries. The 23-year-old has recorded four points (assists) in 20 career NHL games.
News: The Bruins have placed Zach Hamill on waivers, the Boston Globe reports.
Analysis:Zach Hamill can be claimed by any team before Tuesday at noon. If he goes unclaimed, he will report to AHL Providence.
News:Zach Hamill has been recalled on an emergency basis, the Bruins' official Twitter feed reports.
Analysis:Zach Hamill earned the call-up after posting a plus-3 and an assist in his last visit to the big leagues. With Gregory Campbell questionable for Tuesday's game against the Kings, Hamill will be ready to fill in if needed.
News:Zach Hamill has been returned to Providence, the Bruins' official Twitter feed reports.
Analysis: He'll remain on the short list of players in line for a callup when depth issues create another opportunity in Boston.
News:Zach Hamill picked up an assist in his season debut for the Bruins on Thursday against the Oilers.
Analysis:Zach Hamill is a skilled player whose career has been stalled somewhat by his lack of physicality, but he figures to get some chances to contribute to the B's going forward when injuries hit up front, as is currently the case.
News:Zach Hamill was recalled from AHL Providence Wednesday on an emergency basis, team's official site reports. Hamill has 10 points in 14 games with Providence.
Analysis:Zach Hamill has the chance to see ice time in his fifth career NHL game Thursday night against the red-hot Oilers. His call up is the result of an injury to Daniel Paille (face), who is undergoing surgery Wednesday. Paille is expected to be listed as day-to-day post-op.
News: The Bruins placed Zach Hamill onto waivers Tuesday the Boston Globe reports.
Analysis:Zach Hamill, the eighth overall pick in the 2007 draft, was placed on waivers with the purpose of being assigned to AHL Providence. Since this is Hamill's fourth year as a pro he needs to clear waivers before being assigned to the AHL.
News: The Bruins have assigned Hamill to AHL Providence, the team's official site reports.
Analysis: The 22-year-old Hamill, who picked up an assist in three games in his stint with the big club, is a crafty playmaker, but he has yet to demonstrate that he possesses the physical element necessary to thrive at the NHL level.
News: Hamill will be a healthy scratch Sunday against the Red Wings, the Boston Globe reports.
Analysis: Hamill, who has some playmaking skills, but not a ton of physicality, will be replaced on the Bruins' lineup Sunday by Tyler Seguin.
News: Hamill, who the Bruins have recalled from AHL Providence, has a chance to stick with the big club, given the uncertainly surrounding center Marc Savard's health.
Analysis: Hamill, who was Providence's assist leader with 25 in 44 games, certainly won't be handed anything, but the 22-year-old is a crafty playmaker, whose skill-set is suited to fill the void created by the absence of Savard, who the B's were counting on to be a key distributor in their offense.
News: Hamill has been recalled by the Bruins, reports the Bruins' official site.
Analysis: Hamill has been having a successful season in the AHL, second on his team in points with 28. However, just three of those points are goals.
News: Hamill has been assigned to AHL Providence, the Boston Globe reports.
Analysis: Hamill is a candidate for an in-season callup by the Bruins, but while his playmaking upside is evident, he still has some developing to do in terms of playing more physical hockey. That's something he can work on while seeing regular ice time in the AHL.
News: Marc Savard's recent setback with post-concussion symptoms could open the door for the likes of Hamill and Joe Colborne to see an expanded role in the coming weeks, the Boston Globe reports.
Analysis: It's uncertain how long Savard will be out, but his absence likely opens up a spot up front with the Bruins for either Hamill or Colborne.
News: The Bruins have recalled D Jeff Penner and C Zach Hamill from the AHL.
Analysis: Hamill, the eighth overall pick in 2007, has yet to make much of a mark in the AHL and remains just a low-end keeper option for the time being. Penner, meanwhile, went undrafted and also hasn't done much in the minors. He remains a non-factor in Fantasy play.
News: Bruins center prospect Zach Hamill has totaled just two goals and one assist in 10 January games for Providence of the AHL. He has five goals and three assists in 30 games this season.
Analysis: The 2007 first-round pick got off to a slow start this season after injuring his thumb in training camp. He is a much better player than he has shown this season, but with the way Boston has played this season, he likely wasn't going to get a call-up anyway. Hamill remains nothing more than a long-term Fantasy keeper.
News: The Providence Journal reports that Bruins prospect Zach Hamill, who has been out since training camp with a thumb injury, is back practicing with Providence of the AHL. However, he has still yet to make his season debut.
Analysis: Hamill was the Bruins' first-round pick (eighth overall) in 2007. He will likely spend most of his time in the AHL this season and is a long ways off from becoming Fantasy viable. He remains just a long-term keeper.
News:The Sports Xchange reports C Zach Hamill, a Bruins' prospect, will miss 4-6 weeks because of thumb surgery.
Analysis: Hamill was the Bruins' first-round pick (eighth overall) in 2007. He will likely spend time in either the AHL or WHL when healthy, but is a long ways off from becoming Fantasy viable. He remains just a long-term keeper.
News: C Zach Hamill has 11 goals and 23 assists in 32 games for Everett of the WHL this season. His 34 points are second on the team, but his minus-11 is brutal.
Analysis: Hamill has pretty good potential, but he's still just 19 years old, so it might be a season or two before he's a Fantasy viable player. Hold onto him in larger keeper leagues.