Thread: Proposal: Bickell (Hawks) for Boyle
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09-01-2011, 02:02 PM
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Originally Posted by NYR Boyler87 View Post
I think Boyle continues to improve. His first season in the AHL he had 31 goals and 62 points. That's not a fluke. He has the offensive ability to go along with his size and the hands are there. For his size he is a great athlete.

He has more room to develop and grow and he is willing to put the work in. I think 40-45 points is well within reach for him if he stays healthy.
And something to remember - he was placed on defense by the Kings during critical development years, a failed experiment that was not without its consequences. He is only a few years removed from that. And even if he never touches 45 points, he does a lot of good things on the ice, and does them consistently - the lack of which is what bothers me so much about Wolski.

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