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10-25-2012, 09:16 PM
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Originally Posted by Bleach Clean View Post
35~ point threshold is the top6 cut off based on the article by Jonathon Willis. So Bozak's 06/07 campaign falls just short.
You're not serious?

Originally Posted by Bleach Clean View Post
How much of it is on the player himself then? Grabovski seems to have flourished under the same coaching [By the way, do you have a comment on the disparity between the two as far as Bozak's far worse possession numbers by comparison?). MacArthur broke out in TO. Kulemin cut his teeth there. Gardiner etc...
Grabovksi is the one guy on the team with a good Corsi rating, he's the exception. He's also played for other coaches and is an experienced player. Bozak broke out under Wilson too if we're giving credit for offensive numbers and forgetting about defence.

Originally Posted by Bleach Clean View Post
As to your first 3 seasons argument, age matters here. Steen posted those numbers while younger than Bozak and less physically mature/conditioned. It matters a lot _when_ production occurs, especially at a younger age.
Experience matters as much as age. Steen at 21 was coming off 4 years of being a pro, Bozak at 23 was coming out of junior. Who's a more mature player, the 21 year old coming form 4 years of pro or the 23 year old coming out of college?

Production can mean a lot at a younger age but Steen has stayed pretty consistent from 21-28 as far as production goes, it's not like it indicated future potential. Bozak compares well for the first 3 years and at the same age.

Bozak isn't worth this kind of attention and I don't think you even buy these arguments.

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