He was "there" best winger until they acquired Fleischmann and Versteeg.
Yeah he was struggling but come on.
I was looking at Florida's boards last summer and I remember reading a thread about the Booth trade and a fan said that "we traded our best winger".
So if they considered him there best, I do too. Yes he was struggling but in his overall time there he was probably there best.
Oh, and how were you able to read about the Booth signing during the summer? He was traded a few games into the season.
Not taking anything away from Booth, he's a great player and is a very good second liner, but he lacks some hockey sense and defensive ability. His numbers were inflated by a great playmaker in Weiss and one of the best powerforwards in Horton.
Not saying he can't reach his previous point totals, but he just needs to be comfortable playing in Vancouver's lineup.
I hope that he'll have a James Neal type of year this season... That is if there is a season