Leafs Are a Bit Off Centre to Put It Mildly

Posted: 4th July 2010 by Joey Wilson in NHL
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If Brian Burke "needs" to make the playoffs this year, then there is absolutely now way that he can go into the season with Tyler Bozak as his number one centre. No way in H-E double hockey sticks. I am actually a huge Tyler Bozak fan. This kid has everything necessary to be an excellent No. 2 centre. He's quick, crafty, good on faceoffs, and has a great all around hockey sense. That being said, he's small, and with only 37 NHL games under his belt is way too experienced to be a number one centre on a playoff team. Brian Burke didn't need to proclaim "we want to make the playoffs this year" because as soon as the Kessel deal was made it was blatantly obvious that any slow rebuild was not going to happen. Burke can say he's happy going into the season with this roster, but that's a com ...

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