Going into the playoffs: Are you comfortable with Brian Boyle?
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03-01-2012, 03:24 PM
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Atlanta, GA
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has anyone really broken down Boyle's 2011 season vs his 2012 season? what was he doing so differently last year, heck in the first half of last season that he isn't getting done this season? I think, in terms of fan perception, a big issue was we saw a scoring beast (but hey, we saw a similar scoring beast in Voros for like 12 games at one point) for part of last season, we got our expectations up, he got a sizable contract reflecting several improvements that he made to his game, and now he hasn't lived up to our past expectations or his contract.
If his cap hit was smaller, would we cut him more slack? What could he do differently to help his game?
Its called teh Aaron Voros effect. Every few years a guy just gets incredibly lucky and pucks start finding the back of the net for a few months...then, it evaporates.
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