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NHL Draft 2011: Bruins Looking At Puck-Movers Beaulieu, Murphy On Eve Of Draft

While the Bruins aren't limiting their options, they brought two puck-moving defensemen - Nathan Beaulieu and Ryan Murphy - they've been said to be quite pleased with over the weeks leading up to the draft in for interviews this evening according to a tweet from NESN's Naoko Funayama

Both Murphy and Beaulieu are North American players - the kind that General Manager Peter Chiarelli is generally fond of in the draft - and the Bruins have been linked to them in numerous mock drafts of late.

No word on who the other two prospects the Bruins brought in has been given, but it stands to reason that they were probably both forwards, since the team lost their best offensive forward in Joe Colborne when they traded him away to Toronto for Tomas Kaberle in February. 

Murphy had 26-53=79 totals in 63 games for Kitchener (OHL) last year, while Beaulieu had 12-33=45 totals in 65 games for Saint John (QMJHL).