Here’s what the McKeen’s Hockey Yearbook had to say about new Bruins winger Nathan Horton prior to last season:

“Skilled sniper whose prize weapon is a howitzer shot, accentuated by an ability to stickhandle and open up lanes … possesses excellent hand-eye coordination and a healthy skating stride … creates havoc when using his big frame (6-2, 215) to bully into scoring areas, though won’t play a mean ‘power’ game every night … comes up mysteriously short in the intensity battles and can lose focus defensively, exhibiting lazy body language and stick preparation … needs to operate at full passion on both sides of the puck to help compensate for a lack of elite game sense.”