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The Islanders are wasting a roster spot on Eric Boulton

The New York Islanders have signed 39-year-old enforcer Eric Boulton today, to a one-year contract per the team’s official Twitter account.  #Isles Transaction: Eric Boulton has agreed to a terms on a one-year contract. — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) October 13, 2015   Boulton will be entering his 20th season playing pro hockey, which is amazing considering his...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders, enforcer Boulton agree to terms on one-year deal

The New York Islanders feel confident that veteran enforcer Eric Boulton has more in the tank.The Islanders announced that the 39-year-old Boulton agreed to a one-year deal on Tuesday. Financial terms were not disclosed, however.Boulton is no stranger to New York, having collected 154 penalty minutes in 48 games with the club over three different seasons.The veteran forward returned...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Wilson refuses to fight Boulton, gets called 'scared to death'

After delivering a massive hit against Lubomir Visnovsky in the playoffs last year, the New York Islanders wasted little time in trying to get revenge on Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson this preseason.  Islanders enforcer Eric Boulton chased Wilson around during the Captials 3-1 victory, hoping he would drop the gloves – to which Wilson refused. Eric Boulton on...
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September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Insight Top Shelf: Boulton Doesn’t Bolt Edition: 8/25/15

Yesterday, the New York Islanders announced they have invited 39-year-old forward Eric Boulton to camp on a professional tryout contract (PTO). Some thought Boulton had seen his last game with the Isles, but he will have a chance to earn a roster spot with the club. Boulton will join Matt Carkner, Parker Milner and Tyler Barnes who are also on PTOs. Boulton has played 48 games...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders Summer Report Card: Eric Boulton

Eric Boulton Season: 10 GP – 2 G – 0 A – 2 PTS — 30 PIM — -1 Career: 648 GP – 31 G – 48 A – 79 PTS — 1,419 PIM — -35 Contract: UFA 2014-15 Season Recap Eric Boulton played in ten games for the New York Islanders last season. Outside the celebrated fourth line of Matt Martin, Casey Cizikas and Cal Clutterbuck, Boulton was another forward on the blue and orange...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Farewell to the Nassau Coliseum: Day 36

I distinctly remember a couple weeks ago posting something along the lines of “what the Islanders need tonight is a win against Nashville.” They got it. They were slumping and people were panicking. That’s what one should normally expect. So I guess you can say that history has a chance to repeat itself tonight if the Islanders find a way to get past an also-slumping Nashville...
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March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Islanders' Eric Boulton Suffers Hand Injury

It appears that the New York Islanders could be playing without Eric Boulton for a couple of weeks after he injured his hand during a game on March 4th, when the New York Islanders were playing the Winnipeg Jets.bobfina72 -FlickrThe injury occurred in the first period, during a fight with Jets' player, Marc Stewart. The fight started after Stewart was checked into the boards near...
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March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

George Parros Diagnosed With Concussion From Fight With Eric Boulton (Video)

MONTREAL– Montreal Canadiens tough guy George Parros has sustained a fighting-related concussion for the second time this season. Parros was stunned by a pair of late punches in a fight with Eric Boulton in Montreal’s 1-0 overtime road win over the New York Islanders on Saturday. Parros was wobbly getting to his feet, but skated off the ice. He didn’t return to Saturday’s...
December 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Eric Boulton tunes up George Parros in heavyweight tilt

New York Islanders forward Eric Boulton only stands 6’1″ 225 lbs, but he had no problem taking on Montreal Canadiens forward George Parros, who stands 6’5″ 228 lbs.  This was clearly a staged fight between the two, since it took place so early on, and it’s too bad it had to end so poorly for Parros.  Boulton caught Parros with a couple of big shots at the end of the fight...
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December 14, 2013  |  Discuss

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