February 18, 2012
Seguin's secret? Cool Manitoba air
By Ken Wiebe, QMI Agency
Tyler Seguin wasn’t about to miss out on this chance to play at MTS Centre.
The second-year Boston Bruins forward was a healthy scratch back in December after oversleeping and missing a team meeting, but there was no danger of that happening this time.
“I thought that was going to be the first question,” said Seguin, who has 20 goals and 46 points in 55 games this season.
“I’m happy I was up about three hours before my alarm. I was up at six, seven and eight.
“Then at 8:30 (Gregory) Campbell is my roommate and although I was up, he made sure to turn all the lights on and open the windows. I was freezing, but he made sure I was ready.”
After dealing with some up-and-down play as a rookie, Seguin has clearly taken his game to a new level.
How has he done it?
“I have a lot more pride in my D-zone this year — and my compete level,” said Seguin.
“I’ve improved in those areas, but still have a long way to go.