Leafs by the Numbers: Travis Boyd

Did you know the Leafs have a player named Travis Boyd? Some of you answered yes, but others this might be a reminder of one of the depth signings that occurred in the craziness that was the first few days of free agency. Boyd might lack the flash or the name recognition of players like Simmonds, Brodie, Thornton, or even Bogosian, but that doesn’t mean he can’t play an important role on the 2021 Leafs. Perhaps it’s a little obvious given his depth position on the Leafs, but…
Travis Boyd’s number is 13.
We’ll boldly assume that the goal for Boyd this year is to be the team’s 13th forward. I’m sure ideally he’d like to slot in as the 4th line center, but looking at the depth in front of him, 13th forward should be ambitious enough for him.
Boyd did pretty well last year in his 24 games played for the Capitals last season. He picked up 10 points in 24 games, which isn’t too shabby for a fourth liner, and averaged 11:45 of ice time in the games he dressed. The problem seemed to be with getting him into the lineup, a challenge he …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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