If Glen Sather has proven anything this season it’s that he’s never in a hurry to get his free agents signed to an extension. And now it looks like we can add Brian Boyle to the list (via New York Post)…
“I’m also using my contract situation as motivation,” Boyle explained. “I tried to see what was up [regarding an extension], and they wanted to push it back, so being a free agent at the end of the season, I want to play well.
“It’s a huge incentive from a personal standpoint. There’s a lot on the line.”
Boyle, who has 5g, 10a this season, is in the final year of a three-year, $5.1 million deal.
…i’ve been one of Boyle’s biggest defenders on the blog, and his performance last night was the exact reason why I believe he’s so important to the Rangers. While the rest of the team was sleep walking through the first period, the fourth line, led by Boyle, was skating hard, while putting constant pressure on the Coyotes defenders. Oh yeah, he also had two blocked shots, four hits and wo