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Tyler Bozak | Center | #42

Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Age / DOB:  (31) / 3/19/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 199
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Tyler Bozak scored two goals as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-3 on Saturday night.
Bozak scored his team's last two goals, potting the game-winner with less than two minutes to play in the second period. The center now has six goals and 13 points in 29 games so far this season with the Maple Leafs. He hasn't produced as much as pundits predicted so far, but this game could prove to be the turning point for Bozak. Dec 9 - 10:04 PM

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Tyler Bozak (illness) will be back in the lineup on Wednesday night.

Bozak didn't play last Saturday because of food poisoning. He has four goals and 11 points in 27 games this season.
Dec 6 - 7:35 PM

Tyler Bozak (illness) was back at practice on Tuesday and he's hopeful that he will play on Wednesday.

Bozak didn't play this past Saturday and he missed Monday's practice because of food poisoning. He didn't feel great at Tuesday's session, but still could play against Calgary.
Dec 5 - 12:25 PM

Tyler Bozak (illness) missed Monday's practice.

Bozak didn't play on Saturday against Vancouver because of an illness. His status for Wednesday's match versus Calgary will probably become clearer on Tuesday.
Dec 4 - 6:11 PM

The Toronto Maples Leafs have announced that Tyler Bozak will not play tonight due to a illness.

Bozak has 11 points in 27 games this season. He's a solid two-way center but should not be on any fantasy teams moving forward.
Dec 2 - 5:54 PM

Tyler Bozak was benched in Monday's loss to San Jose.

Bozak didn't see the ice for all but three shifts during the third period. Patrick Marleau played between James van Riemsdyk and Mitch Marner instead. Bozak logged just 12:43 of ice time in the contest. He has no points and no shots in his last three outings.
Oct 31 - 11:25 AM

Tyler Bozak scored a goal in Monday's 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings.

Bozak's power play goal at the 14:44 mark of the second period gave the Maple Leafs a 2-0 lead at the time. Bozak's tally snapped his six-game goalless drought. He has two goals and four assists in nine games in 2017-18. Matt Martin (1-0) and Patrick Marleau (3-1) also found the back of the net for the Maple Leafs on Monday night.
Oct 23 - 10:08 PM

Tyler Bozak wants to build on his success last season.

Bozak recorded a personal best 55 points (18 goals, 37 assists) in 78 games. "We expect a lot from each other and everyone wants to improve and get better as a team, so we're excited for things to get going," he said. "As athletes, we always expect to improve and play better as individuals and as a team. We expect to be better than we were last year and we expect each guy to take another step forward. We want to win and that's what we expect to do." Bozak is the longest tenured Maple Leafs player (513 games) and there's a chance he could be traded at some points this year.
Sep 12 - 11:07 AM

Tyler Bozak is unlikely to be dealt to the Rangers, according to Larry Brooks of the New York Post.

Brooks speculated earlier this month that the Rangers may be interested in acquiring the Maple Leafs center, but Bozak's $4.2 million cap hit is an issue. New York would need to buy out Marc Staal by Thursday's deadline, but there is "zero indication" that will occur.
Source: NY Post
Jul 27 - 11:30 AM

Larry Brooks speculated that the Rangers would be in the hunt for Tyler Bozak if he became available on the trade market.

Brooks went on to list defenseman Nick Holden as a piece that could potentially be involved in such a trade on the Rangers' side. It's an interesting speculation and the idea of the Maple Leafs shopping Bozak, now or in the not-so-distant future, can't be dismissed. Bozak is entering the final season of his five-year, $21 million contract and re-signing him could be an issue for the Maple Leafs given that they'll need to keep money open for William Nylander, Auston Matthews, and Mitchell Marner, who will all likely get big contracts once their entry-level deals are up. Toronto's cap situation at the moment is also a bit tenuous. They are technically significantly over the ceiling, but Nathan Horton and Joffrey Lupul will likely go on the LTIR, which will provide Toronto with considerable relief once the season begins.
Jul 9 - 11:31 PM

Tyler Bozak netted the game-winning goal in overtime in Game 3 to complete Toronto's come-from-behind win over Washington.

The Leafs entered the extra session with a power play and Bozak got the winner on a redirect from the slot. The 31-year-old veteran has three points in three postseason games and Toronto has a 2-1 series lead.
Source: Toronto Sun
Apr 18 - 11:28 AM

Tyler Bozak registered an assist in Toronto's 3-2 overtime loss to Washington in Thursday's playoff opener.

Bozak and James van Riemsdyk recorded assists on Mitch Marner's first NHL playoff goal. The 31-year-old center has registered six points in his last six games going back to the regular season.
Apr 14 - 10:14 AM

Tyler Bozak has registered an assist in each of his last three games.

Bozak has generated 53 points in 76 games this campaign. The 31-year-old center has 14 points in the past 18 matches.
Apr 7 - 10:08 AM

Tyler Bozak scored a big power-play goal in Monday's 4-2 win over Boston.

He scored with just 1:57 left in the third period to give the Leafs a 2-1 lead. Toronto added two empty-net goals to seal the victory. Bozak has 17 markers and 48 points in 67 games this campaign.
Mar 21 - 10:40 AM

Tyler Bozak is set to play in his 500th career game Thursday night.

"It's something you don't expect as an undrafted guy," Bozak said. "It's a pretty big accomplishment that I'm proud of." He joined the Maple Leafs for the 2009-10 season after two seasons with the University of Denver. Bozak currently has 313 total points, including 46 in 64 matches this season.
Mar 16 - 9:34 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Auston Matthews
2Nazem Kadri
3Tyler Bozak
4Dominic Moore
LW1James van Riemsdyk
2Patrick Marleau
3Zach Hyman
4Matt Martin
5Josh Leivo
6Kasperi Kapanen
7Joffrey Lupul
RW1William Nylander
2Mitch Marner
3Connor Brown
4Leo Komarov
5Nikita Soshnikov
6Nathan Horton
D1Morgan Rielly
2Jake Gardiner
3Nikita Zaitsev
4Ron Hainsey
5Connor Carrick
6Andreas Borgman
7Roman Polak
G1Frederik Andersen
2Curtis McElhinney