Thread: Player Discussion: Brian "Gretzky" Boyle?
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12-16-2010, 10:47 AM
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The change in Boyles game, top to bottom, from last season to this year is so radical that people are still trying to get a handle on it. It's one thing to improve your skating or add grit to your game, but Boyle has been able to do both and more to such an incredible level. Couple that with what looks to be a dramatically improved on ice awareness. And then there is his shot....

We joke about it here but it really is amazing. He really appears to have put it all together. That is so difficult to do coming from where he was prior to this season. No overstating it.
I think we're finally starting to see why he was a 1st round draft pick. The adage that power forwards take longer to develop is proven true yet again.

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