They still need him for his hardnosed veteran leadership and loyalty. Plus his faceoff percentage was pretty darn good. Quality player at a great price. Like to hear you tell him you think he's too old.
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Don't be a fool Mr. Miller. Younger John Scott? Scott could never skate with Bollig, never had near the wrist shot that Bollig has shown, and definitely couldn't get into the play or participate in a rush. We saw a tiny sample of Bollig who took his marching orders from Q seriously and went toe to toe with the opposition's tough guys.... and held his own. Is he the new Ladd? Doubtful, but he shows signs of being far more serviceable than Scott and the current version of Mayers and not nearly as idiotic as Carcillo. If he gets real time next year you will almost certainly find a good hockey game in that sweater.
Bollig showed an ability to crack the lineup and stay with the team? The guy had a big - rather HUGE - goal in the playoffs. Otherwise, he's a younger John Scott who doesn't win as many fights as Scott. Bollig better show a lot more. But I digress. I think there's a spot for Mayers. I just think it'll involve getting rid of someone else filling a similar roll.