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Position
C
 
Jersey
63
Name  Dave Bolland
Born  6/5/1986
Height  6-0
Weight  184
Shoots  R
7/3/2014 1:11:00 PM
Description: The Panthers signed Dave Bolland to a five-year, $27.5 million contract on Tuesday.
Insight: It's a massive overpay for a player who isn't a top-line caliber center. Bolland suffered a severed tendon in his ankle last season and played just 23 games for Toronto.
 
4/12/2014 2:04:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland (ankle) will miss Saturday's game against Ottawa.
Insight: Bolland is still dealing with an ankle injury and hasn't played since April 5. He scored 12 points in the 23 games he played this season.
 
4/10/2014 7:42:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland (ankle) will miss Thursday's game.
Insight: Bolland is dealing with an ankle injury and hasn't played since April 5.
 
3/28/2014 10:20:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland scored his first goal since Oct. 26 Friday at Philadelphia.
Insight: Bolland suffered a severed ankle tendon on Nov. 2 and missed 56 games before returning on March 22. He has seven goals and four assists in 19 games this season.
 
3/22/2014 5:14:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland (ankle) is probable to play Saturday against the Canadiens, according to Stephen Whyno of The Canadian Press.
Insight: Bolland had 10 points in 15 games plus 18 PIM and 27 SOG before suffering a severed ankle tendon on Nov. 2. He has missed the last 56 games.
 
3/3/2014 2:02:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland (ankle) has been practicing, but is questionable for Monday's game with Columbus.
Insight: Bolland had 10 points in 15 games plus 18 PIM and 27 SOG before suffering a severed ankle tendon on Nov. 2. Leafs coach Randy Carlyle said it's up to Bolland when he's ready to go.
 
2/28/2014 8:13:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland (ankle) doesn't expect to play Saturday, according to Jonas Siegel of tsn.ca.
Insight: Bolland had 10 points in 15 games plus 18 PIM and 27 SOG before suffering a severed ankle tendon on Nov. 2. He was expected to return after the Olympic break but had a setback during Tuesday's practice.
 
2/26/2014 4:54:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland (ankle) suffered a setback in his recovery, according to theglobeandmail.com. He's questionable for Thursday's game against the Islanders.
Insight: Bolland had 10 points in 15 games plus 18 PIM and 27 SOG before suffering a severed ankle tendon on Nov. 2. He stumbled and grimaced late in Tuesday's practice and was wearing a limited-contact maroon sweater on Wednesday.
 
2/8/2014 10:02:00 AM
Description: Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland (ankle) should return after the Olympic break.
Insight: He skated with the team on Wednesday, but with one game remaining before the break it would make no sense to rush him back onto the ice. Bolland has 10 points in 15 games plus 18 PIM and 27 SOG so he certainly has fantasy value when he returns.
 
1/31/2014 7:32:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland (ankle) gave himself 50-50 odds to return before the Olympic break, according to Jonas Siegel of tsn.ca.
Insight: Bolland took a skate to the back of his leg back in early November which severed a tendon on the outside of his left ankle. He took part in his first full practice since the injury on Friday. Toronto has four games left before the break.
 
12/16/2013 1:54:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland is no longer using crutches or a cane, but is a long, long way from returning, according to Chris Kuc, hockey writer for the Chicago Tribune.
Insight: Bolland took a skate to the back of his leg back in early November which severed a tendon on the outside of his left ankle. He says he will return to the ice this season, but there is no current announced timetable.
 
11/5/2013 3:50:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland has been placed on injured reserve.
Insight: Bolland took a skate to the back of his leg during Saturday's game. The Leafs are running out of centers with Tyler Bozak already sidelined and will try James van Riemsdyk in the middle with Joffrey Lupul and Phil Kessel on the wings.
 
11/3/2013 10:32:00 AM
Description: Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland was taken to the hospital for surgery after suffering a laceration on his left leg Saturday night. SOURCE: Sportsnet.ca
Insight: Bolland took a skate to the back of his leg during Saturday's game. Leafs coach Randy Carlyle compared the injury to the one Erik Karlsson suffered last season. Karlsson missed 10 weeks after he suffered a partially lacerated Achilles tendon. With Tyler Bozak already out, Toronto is now down its top two centers and may elevate Nazem Kadri to the top line. Kadri has five goals and 13 points this season.
 
11/2/2013 9:20:00 PM
Description: Leafs center Dave Bolland took a skate to the ankle and had to leave Saturday's game at Vancouver. SOURCE: Jamie Mirtle, TSN 1050
Insight: This has the potential to be a serious injury. It would be a big loss for Toronto as Bolland already has ten points in 15 games this season.
 
Hot10/26/2013 10:47:00 PM
Description: Toronto center Dave Bolland lit the lamp twice in Saturday's win over Pittsburgh.
Insight: That's already Bolland's second two-goal game of the season. He's now registered a point in each of his last three games and in six out of his last seven.
 
10/25/2013 10:09:00 PM
Description: Maple Leafs center Dave Bolland scored a goal and took five SOG Friday at Columbus.
Insight: With David Clarkson back in the lineup after a 10-game suspension, the Leafs are using him on a line with Mason Raymond and Bolland, who has four goals and eight points in the first 11 games.
 
10/2/2013 10:43:00 PM
Description: Dave Bolland notched his first goals as a Maple Leaf Wednesday in a victory over the Flyers.
Insight: Bolland's two goals both came in the third period. Wednesday marked Bolland's first multi-goal game since March 31st against the Red Wings. Joffrey Lupul assisted on both tallies.
 
6/30/2013 8:13:00 PM
Description: The Blackhawks dealt center Dave Bolland to the Maple Leafs Sunday for two draft picks in 2013 and one in 2014.
Insight: Last week, Bolland scored the game-winning goal in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup to clinch Chicago's second title in four seasons. The 27-year-old had his best season in 2008-09. That year, he collected 47 points (19 goals, 28 assists) and a +19 rating in 81 games.
 
5/2/2013 4:40:00 PM
Description: Chicago center Dave Bolland (groin) won't be ready for Game 2 of the Blackhawks' first-round playoff series against Minnesota, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Insight: Bolland also missed the final three regular season games and Game 1 of the series. "Bollie didn't skate but he's getting real close to getting on the ice," Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville said after practice.
 
4/30/2013 10:13:00 AM
Description: Chicago center Dave Bolland will miss Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals Tuesday against Minnesota with a sore groin.
Insight: Bolland didn't participate in Monday's practice after missing the final three games of the regular season. The center's production (7 G, 7 A) this season is underwhelming considering he usually skates with Patrick Kane.
 

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