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Re: Bozak's Future
« Reply #375 on: February 09, 2015, 01:32:43 PM »
I think the most likely scenario is that Bozak and maybe Phaneuf are gone by the deadline, and Kessel stays around...at least until the summer. Kessel may get traded before the draft but I think it's just as likely they keep him and try to put together a better supporting cast (especially a real #1 center).

I think my preference would be for all of them to go and start building around Rielly and maybe Kadri, but I highly doubt the Leafs are willing to tear it down completely.

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Re: Bozak's Future
« Reply #376 on: February 09, 2015, 01:33:01 PM »
Time to move Bozak the Clone…how will Phil reacte?

I think both are going to be gone come dead line time.

Kessel has a no-movement clause. No movement without Tyler Bozak.

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Re: Bozak's Future
« Reply #377 on: February 09, 2015, 01:37:00 PM »
Time to move Bozak the Clone…how will Phil reacte?

I think both are going to be gone come dead line time.

Kessel has a no-movement clause. No movement without Tyler Bozak.

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Re: Bozak's Future
« Reply #378 on: February 09, 2015, 01:40:58 PM »
Time to move Bozak the Clone…how will Phil reacte?

I think both are going to be gone come dead line time.

Kessel has a no-movement clause. No movement without Tyler Bozak.

There's a dependent in that duo and it ain't 81.

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Re: Bozak's Future
« Reply #379 on: February 09, 2015, 03:09:23 PM »
Time to move Bozak the Clone…how will Phil reacte?

I think both are going to be gone come dead line time.

Considering the cost to acquire him and the cap hit he comes with, there's almost 0% chance Kessel is moved at the deadline. Teams don't move the kind of pieces the Leafs will want in return for Kessel mid-season. If Kessel is moved, it'll be around the draft.
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Re: Bozak's Future
« Reply #380 on: February 09, 2015, 03:32:53 PM »
Time to move Bozak the Clone…how will Phil reacte?

I think both are going to be gone come dead line time.

Kessel has a no-movement clause. No movement without Tyler Bozak.

There's a dependent in that duo and it ain't 81.

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Re: Bozak's Future
« Reply #381 on: February 09, 2015, 03:53:15 PM »

Bozak has 32 points on the season. Kessel has earned a point in 16 (50%) of them and has been on the ice for 26 (81%) of them.

Of those 6 points that Bozak scored without Kessel on the ice, 2 were shorthanded, two were with the oppositions goalies pulled, and one was with the Leafs goalie pulled.

So of his 15 5-on-5 even-strength points this season Kessel has been on the ice for all but 1 and recorded a point in 10 of them.

edit: just made a slight terminology change

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Re: Bozak's Future
« Reply #382 on: February 09, 2015, 04:32:12 PM »
Time to move Bozak the Clone…how will Phil reacte?

I think both are going to be gone come dead line time.

My question is, will Philzak be listed as one player or two on the TSN trade tracker?
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Re: Bozak's Future
« Reply #383 on: February 09, 2015, 08:46:15 PM »
I can't wait to see him traded.  Will he be able to score without Kessel?  Was his university days also a fluke?  Makes for such great TV.
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Re: Bozak's Future
« Reply #384 on: February 10, 2015, 04:12:32 AM »
At 5v5 this season:



Overall at even-strength, Daniel Winnik has more points than Bozak (20 to 19).  Maybe someone will still want him for his face-offs?

Holland is a much better player in my opinion.  Bozak is probably the biggest floater I have ever seen play center.  I don't think I've ever seen him take the body.  I would say he's a modern day Steve Rucchin riding kessel and JVR's coattails like Rucchin did with selanne and kariya....except Rucchin could actually play SOME defense
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Re: Bozak's Future
« Reply #385 on: February 10, 2015, 09:02:36 AM »
I'd also like to see Holland get a bigger role if he can stay healthy.

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Re: Bozak's Future
« Reply #386 on: February 10, 2015, 09:56:32 AM »
Man, Bozak turns 29 on March 19?

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Re: Bozak's Future
« Reply #387 on: February 21, 2015, 07:29:19 AM »
I think the most likely scenario is that Bozak and maybe Phaneuf are gone by the deadline, and Kessel stays around...

I'd be satisfied if moved Winnick (gone anyway) AND Phaneuf at the deadline. Have the Leafs really missed Phaneuf on their backend since he's been hurt? I don't think so. Both he and Franson aren't very mobile. Obviously, Rielly has played a lot better with increased ice-time, but I think both Gardiner and Holtzer are playing better as well. I don't think Granberg is ready, so I'd like to see MacWilliam replace him tonight. Percy is finally back from injury. Once he gets his game back up to snuff, I think he's the one that takes the next step to stick with the Leafs. That would set the left side with three young mobile defencemen. Now if that has some tough mobile guys on the right side to go with them. I don't mind Polak, but better in a lower pairing.
The Leafs actually have something like 10-11 less goals against them in the 12 games since Phaneuf's been out than in previous 12 with him. That might be partly schedule, partly Horachek factor, but I don't think it has made any significant difference.
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Re: Bozak's Future
« Reply #388 on: February 21, 2015, 09:17:10 AM »
I'd like to see guys not ready to play.  Gotta catch up(or down?) to Buffalo. 
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Re: Bozak's Future
« Reply #389 on: February 21, 2015, 12:37:48 PM »
Man, Bozak turns 29 on March 19?

Geezer.