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JOHNNY BOYCHUK RUMORS

Johnny Boychuk signs 7-year, $42M extension with Islanders

By Nicholas Goss Johnny Boychuk has been an excellent defenseman for the New York Islanders this season, and on Thursday, the team announced it had signed the 31-year-old veteran to a huge extension. Arthur Staple of Newsday reported that the deal is for $42 million over seven years, which will make Boychuk the Islanders’ highest-paid player next season. It also includes a...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins trade Johnny Boychuk to Isles for picks

The Boston Bruins reportedly traded defenseman Johnny Boychuk to the New York Islanders for multiple draft picks Saturday. Arthur Staple of Newsday first reported the story, which was confirmed by CSNNE.com’s Joe Haggerty and TSN’s Darren Dreger. The Bruins were close to the salary cap — about $500,000 under the ceiling factoring in Marc Savard’s contract on LTIR, per...
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October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk: Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli Is A ‘Mastermind’

Johnny Boychuk is one of the Boston Bruins’ most reliable defensemen. The 30-year-old Edmonton native is a steady defensive presence on the blue line who provides physical play, good positioning and the ability to defend top forwards for over 20 minutes per game. He also adds valuable offensive skills such as a powerful shot from the point and the ability to maintain puck-possession...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Sends James van Riemsdyk’s Glove Flying Into Stands After Mammoth Hit (Video)

Welcome back, Johnny Boychuk. After returning to Boston to see the birth of his twin daughters during the the last leg of the Bruins’ West Coast road trip, the tough defenseman came away with the play of the game against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Boychuk unleashed the hit to end all hits on James van Riemsdyk late in the third period. Boychuk’s hip check rocked the Leafs forward...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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