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Tyler Bozak Making The Most of His Chances

From Mike Brophy at Sportsnet.ca:

The points are starting to come.

Fourteen points is a decent total for a guy who prides himself on playing a solid two-way game. But the number that excited Tyler Bozak the most is four. Not four, as in the number of goals he has, but four, as in plus-4.

Last season Bozak was the Toronto Maple Leafs most unreliable defensive performer finishing a very chilly minus-29. Never mind the fact he started the year as the team’s No. 1 centre and wasn’t able to play at that level quite yet, or that his points-per-game average dipped from .73 in his first year in the league, to .40 last season.

Quite simply, there’s no way Bozak was going to command ice time commensurate with his skill and ability if he continued to be a defensive liability.

Click here for more on Bozak.

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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

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