Upon the conclusion of the NHL regular season, there were only seven teenagers who were full-time players. There's a good reason for their paucity. The NHL — Thomas Hobbes would describe it as nasty and brutish — is no place for boys.

Tyler Seguin learned that the hard way.

The No. 2 overall pick by the Bruins in the 2010 draft was one of those seven youngsters. Evander Kane, Magnus Paajarvi, Taylor Hall, Jeff Skinner, Alexander Burmistrov, and Cam Fowler were the others.