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Islanders Insight Top Shelf: 9/9/2015

What should Islanders fans expect from Johnny Boychuk in his second season wearing the Orange and Blue? Last year Boychuk provided the Islanders with everything they could have dreamed about; another steady right-handed defenseman, a defenseman able to play in all situations and an additional leader to provide a veteran presence in the locker room. Now that he is signed long term...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Over/Under: Johnny Boychuk, Nick Leddy

First line: Tavares, Okposo, LeeLine two: Strome, Nelson, BaileyThird line: Nielsen, Grabovski, KuleminThe final group: Martin, Cizikas, Clutterbuck, Grabner Continuing August’s over/under series, we take a look at the first pairing of defenseman, Johnny Boychuk and Nick Leddy. That tandem is a near certain combination come October, and after a great first season on Long Island...
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Boychuk feels at home with Islanders

Johnny Boychuk bought a new house in Edmonton this summer, but the New York Islanders defenseman has spent nearly as much time on the East Coast as opposed to Alberta.While Boychuk admits he enjoys life with his wife and two daughters, the 31-year-old doesn't take much of a mental break in between NHL seasons."Every year I come home and I’ll take 10-to-14 days off," Boychuk told...
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August 11, 2015  |  Discuss

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

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 reports the contract is for $42 million over seven years, which will make Boychuk the Islanders’ highest-paid player next season. The deal also includes a no-movement clause...
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Bruins react to Johnny Boychuk trade

After six seasons with the Boston Bruins, Johnny Boychuk was traded to the New York Islanders in exchange for two second round draft picks and a conditional 2015 third round pick. Following the Bruins 4-3 exhibition loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday, players and coaches reacted to the trade. “It stings for everybody, and it stung for me too and the coaching staff and even...
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October 05, 2014  |  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’s Joe Haggerty and TSN’s Darren Dreger. Breaking: #Isles have acquired D Johnny Boychuk from the Bruins for a 2015 2nd, a 2016 2nd and a conditional 2015 3rd round pick.—...
October 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Bruins will likely trade Johnny Boychuk

Here’s an interesting trade rumor for you. Well, it’s only interesting if you’re not Ron Hextall. Bob McKenzie, one of the most reliable hockey analysts and trade insider out there, believes the Boston Bruins are going to trade Johnny Boychuk. The Bruins could elect to move other pieces, but a Boychuk trade is apparently more than likely. McKenzie: "I think you're going to...
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October 03, 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...
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...
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins' Johnny Boychuk injury update

The Boston Bruins and several Boston area media outlets are reporting that defenseman Johnny Boychuk demonstrated movement in all of his extremities which, for an initial update, is the best possible news.We will pass on more information as it become available.Original post: Boston Bruins' defenseman Johnny Boychuk was taken off the ice at the Bell Centre in Montreal after suffering...
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December 05, 2013  |  Discuss

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