Thread: Post-Game Talk: Rangers vs. Islanders: It's Miller Time
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02-08-2013, 08:24 AM
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Originally Posted by Machinehead View Post
Boyle is a borderline 3rd liner so if he is a 4th liner, he's one of the best 4th liners in the league. That's a big omission.
Yeah, but he's not a borderline 3rd liner. He's a borderline NHLer which is why he fits nicely on the 4th line. His skills with the puck are so poor. In his time here, how many times can you remember him taking the puck and passing it smartly to an open forward who then scored? Think. The number is so small because he has no vision on the ice, especially in the offensive zone. And don't blame his linemates. Feds has scored plenty in his career and we know Prust can finish when given the opportunity.
He has a role, but it is not on the 3rd line; not even close.

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