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David Booth

29-Year-Old Left Wing – Toronto Maple Leafs

2014-15 NHL Stats

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Booth is the latest reclamation project for the Leafs and they're hoping to coax him into some solid production. Yes, he once delivered 60 points in a season, but that was back in 2008-09 and he's only broken 30 points once in the subsequent five years. He's an injury waitin...

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STATUS:  Injured Reserve    INJURY:  Foot    EST. RETURN:  11/15/2014
SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 212   DOB: 11/24/1984
BORN: Washington, Michigan   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #53 Overall in 2004   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a one-year, $1.1 million contract with the Maple Leafs in July 2014.

October 20, 2014  –  David Booth News

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Booth (foot) said that his recovery from a broken foot is going "too slow," reports Rob Longley of the Toronto Sun.

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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2006-07 21 48 3 7 10 0 12 86 3.5 1 0 0 0 0
2007-08 22 73 22 18 40 13 26 228 9.6 6 0 1 0 1
2008-09 23 72 31 29 60 10 38 246 12.6 5 0 17:04 11 5 16 2:46 91 20
2009-10 24 28 8 8 16 -3 23 95 8.4 1 0 18:08 0 5 5 3:43 50 10
2010-11 25 NHL FLA 82 23 17 40 -31 26 280 8.2 3 0 18:54 8 2 10 2:52 129 25
2011-12 26 NHL FLA 6 0 1 1 -6 2 14 0.0 0 0 15:30 0 1 1 3:30 12 1
2011-12 26 NHL VAN 56 16 13 29 1 32 145 11.0 1 0 14:52 3 4 7 1:49 69 12
2012-13 27 NHL VAN 12 1 2 3 -3 4 27 3.7 0 0 12:45 0 0 0 0:18 24 1
2013-14 28 NHL VAN 66 9 10 19 1 18 117 7.7 0 0 13:28 0 1 1 0:30 121 17
2014-15 Proj 29 NHL TOR 74 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for David Booth

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2012-13 12:45 0:18
2013-14 13:28 0:30

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David Booth: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Booth (lower body) is no longer wearing his walking boot, Sportsnet's David Alter reports.

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Booth (lower body) will likely require a full six weeks to recover from injury, and perhaps even longer, TSN's Mark Masters reports.

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The Maple Leafs placed Booth on IR on Monday, James Mirtle of TSN reports.

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Booth will miss at least the next four weeks with a broken foot, David alter of Sportsnet reports.

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Booth (lower body) was seen on crutches after Sunday's game, according to a report on Toronto's Sportsnet 590 The FAN.

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Booth exited Sunday's exhibition game with a lower-body injury and will not return.

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Booth signed a one-year, $1.1 million contract with the Maple Leafs on Tuesday, Ken Wiebe of the Winnipeg Sun reports.

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Booth was placed on unconditional waivers by the Canucks on Tuesday for buyout purposes, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.

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Booth picked up an assist on a Zack Kassian goal in Thursday's overtime loss to the Avalanche. Booth now has four points in his last three games.

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Booth netted two goals in Wednesday’s 5-2 win over the Wild.

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Booth scored his first goal in 32 games in Sunday's win over Buffalo.

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Booth has five goals and seven assists in 44 games so far this season.

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2014-15

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2013-14

Booth’s 2012-13 campaign was cut short by an array of injuries, including a season-ending ankle injury which required surgery in March. He totaled just three points and had a minus-3 rating in the 12 games he managed to see ice. He should be ready for training camp. But aside from a 60-point outburst in 2008-09, Booth hasn’t proven to be much more than a deep league option throughout the majority of his career. Still, he did show some flashes with Vancouver back in 2011-12, and if he proves healthy, there’s a chance he could carve out a big enough role on the second and third lines to be worth a look in deeper formats.

2012-13

Booth was traded from Florida to Vancouver less than a month into the 2011-12 season. The change of scenery seemed like a great opportunity for Booth to return to his 60-point production from 2008-09, but an MCL sprain that sidelined him for over a month in the middle of the season ended up derailing his momentum. He finished his first stint in Vancouver with 29 points (16 G, 13 A) in 56 games. Despite the so-so finish in his first stint with the Canucks, Booth remains a decent sleeper heading into the 2012-13 season. He should lineup on the Canucks’ second line, which will eventually pair him with Ryan Kesler, who won’t return to the lineup until December. A top-six spot on one of the league’s higher scoring teams will give Booth the opportunity to post some of the best scoring totals of his career if he can stay healthy.

2011-12

Booth led the Panthers with 23 goals this past season and will look to build upon a successful 2010-11 campaign with an even higher point production in the upcoming season. With the addition of a few more pieces to the Panthers lineup and being fully recovered from the brutal concussion suffered in 2009-10, Booth should be expected to score in the 30-plus goal range, making fantasy owners quite happy.

2010-11

Booth sustained a nasty concussion that wiped out a huge chunk of his 2009-10 campaign. Had he not been limited to just 28 games, you might have witnessed Booth lighting the lamp on a frequent basis. Assuming he makes it through the next season with a healthy noggin, it wouldn't be unreasonable to expect 30 goals out of him.

2009-10

Booth continued to exceed expectations, leading the Panthers in goals (31) and power-play goals (10), while finishing second in points (60). The question now becomes, where’s the ceiling for this second-rounder out of Michigan State? The fact that Booth is still only 24 years old lends to the belief that there’s still growth to be had, meaning 70 points isn’t out of the question this season.

2008-09

Booth created his own ascent last season by working his way onto the Panthers’ second line and producing consistently from there on out. As a result, the 23-year-old winger ended up second on the team in goals (22) and first in game-winners (6). True, a 40-point winger isn’t something to get overly excited about, but consider that he was barely producing a pulse while playing on checking lines until the latter half of November. His spot in the top six is all but assured in the near future and if he ever figures out how to score on the power play (he did so just once last year), 55 points seems like a reasonable goal.

2007-08

Booth was a pleasant surprise in his rookie season out of Michigan State, eventually earning a full-time promotion to the big club. While there is some offensive potential with Booth, his role will continue to be as a fourth-line forward. His fantasy value will be minimal for the time being.

2006-07

Booth should spend his rookie season with AHL Rochester. The second-round draft pick's last four years have been at Michigan State, where he fought off a handful of injuries while establishing himself as a solid, all-around forward.