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Johnny Boychuk’s Return To Boston Adds Intrigue To Bruins-Islanders (Video)

It didn’t take long for Johnny Boychuk to find his way back to the TD Garden. Less than three weeks after the Boston Bruins traded the defenseman to the New York Islanders in exchange for draft picks, Boychuk will take the ice against his former team when the Bruins battle the Islanders on Thursday night. Boychuk — who’s tallied six points in six games for his new team ...
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Islanders-Bruins Preview

Johnny Boychuk had a feeling the Boston Bruins were looking to move him toward the end of the preseason, but that didn't prevent him from feeling as if he'd experienced a "bad breakup" after being dealt to the New York Islanders. Though his former teammates were sad to see Boychuk go as well, they are more concerned with the defenseman's desire to help the Islanders...
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Bruins Prepare For Johnny Boychuk’s Return Tomorrow

from Joe Haggerty of CSNNE, “It’ll be awkward. I’ve played with him for a while, and some guys have played with him for five plus years,” said Seidenberg. “It’s definitely going to be a bit of a different feeling when guys have to fore-check him, and have to hit him. Or when I stand in front of the net and he shoots. “It’ll be different, but in the end it’s...
Via Kukla's Korner
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'Awkward' and 'weird' for Boychuk to be an opponent

Johnny Boychuk texted every member of the Bruins team after learning he’d been traded to the New York Islanders. It was the affable B’s defenseman’s way of saying goodbye to his teammates knowing they’d be hopping on the runaway train known as the NHL regular season and Boychuk would be spending the next day packing his equipment and heading to Long Island. It’s not at...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Johnny Boychuk Trade Among Most Notable Bruins Deals Of Past Decade (Photos)

The Boston Bruins aren’t afraid to pull the trigger on blockbuster deals. Their latest trade of defenseman Johnny Boychuk to the New York Islanders on Oct. 4 backs up that claim. Boston received three draft picks in the deal that sent the 30-year-old to Long Island. The former Bruin will revisit TD Garden on Thursday, when Boston and New York face off for the first time since...
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Winners and Losers in Boychuk Trade

Boychuk and Kyle Okposo  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)Most Boston Bruin fans were not a fan of the Johnny Boychuk trade from day one. Most fans weren’t even a fan of it in theory. But now that the initial shock has worn off, where have the pieces fallen? Well, let’s just say that now most Bruins fans really, really, really, don’t like the Johnny Boychuk trade.In the four games...
Via BruinsLife
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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...
Via Sports-Glory
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Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli On Johnny Boychuk Trade: ‘This Was Really Hard To Do’

BOSTON — Peter Chiarelli has made many difficult decisions in his tenure as general manager of the Bruins, and trading Johnny Boychuk is a great example of one of those moves. “This is a tough trade. We all like Johnny,” Chiarelli said at a press conference before Saturday’s Bruins-Red Wings preseason finale at TD Garden. “This was really hard to do, but there’s an element...
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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.—...
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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...
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