34-Year-Old Center – Winnipeg Jets
John Pohl Contract Information:
Signed with the Chicago Wolves in July 2009.
Pohl has signed with the Chicago Wolves of the AHL, according to a report from Europe.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
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This former college scorer had a decent first full season in the NHL and made the most of this limited ice time. But his hold on the fourth-line center job is up in the air as the Leafs are considering the newly acquired Bell as their third-line pivot -- this will drop everyone, including Pohl, down a notch. Keep your eye on him but don't expect much; the Leafs are far too deep up front for him to catch a break.
Pohl has some offensive talent, scoring 36 goals and 75 points in 60 AHL games and adding four more points in seven NHL contests. He'll likely earn a regular shift on a bottom two line with the Leafs this season, and try to add some even strength scoring punch. Don't count on more than 30-40 points, however.