|(above) DU alum Tyler Bozak signed a $21 million contract this offseason|
From: National Post
by Michael Traikos
It was the first day of training camp and Tyler Bozak had just finished talking with reporters when Phil Kessel walked by.
As he did, the Toronto Maple Leafs forward called out, “Hey Bozie, you gonna have a good season?”
To which Bozak responded: “Yeah, if you are.” Both players laughed, but it was not exactly a joke. While Kessel might not need Bozak’s help to score 30 goals this year, it does not work the other way around. Bozak will not have a good year unless Kessel has one. Even then, it is not a given. In the last two years, Kessel has finished sixth and seventh in NHL scoring. Bozak finished outside the top 100 both times [read entire article].