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07-05-2011, 07:25 PM
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Originally Posted by eco's bones View Post
Boyle might do a lot better than some people expect. Scored over 20 goals on the 3rd line. Led the team in shots on goals. Led the team in hits. Led the forwards in blocked shots--in fact was second among all NHL forwards--behind Mike Fisher in that category. These would seem to me to be marketable intangibles. Kills penalties. Pretty much a 50% faceoff guy.
He will get better on face-offs and he will only get stronger.

People writing him off as a 1-year wonder have another thing coming. This is a guy who took it upon himself to seek out Barb Underhill before it was the "cool" thing to do so that he could stick in the NHL. Do you think he lacks work ethic?

(This post is not totally directed at you Eco's)

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