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JOHNNY BOYCHUK RUMORS

What Signing Boychuk Can Hold For The Islanders’ Future

On February 24th, Nick Leddy signed a contract extension with the New York Islanders through 2022. With this signing, Garth Snow has solidified a role for Leddy as a top defenseman on the New York Islanders. Once Snow got the pen to paper, the question quickly became when are the Islanders going to sign his defensive partner, Johnny Boychuk? When asked in an interview with Stan Fischler...
Via Islanders Insight
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Islanders Look To Balance The Books On Boychuk

The New York Islanders and their general manager Garth Snow made a huge catch yesterday in the sometimes overwhelming pond that is home to NHL defenseman. You see, there is not one position more coveted in the National Hockey League than those three groups of two that provide the last line of defense before you go one on one with the goaltender. It has become the difference between...
Via Islanders Insight
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Bringing Personality To Islanders In Move From Boston (Video)

New team, same old Johnny. Johnny Boychuk had a sudden change in surroundings in October when the Boston Bruins dealt him to the New York Islanders in exchange for draft picks. It’s worked out pretty well so far, as the 31-year-old defenseman already has a career high in points with 24 (four goals, 20 assists) while helping the Islanders to one of the...
Via NESN.com
January 29, 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...
Via Sports-Glory
October 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
October 04, 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 CSNNE.com’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.—...
Via NESN.com
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...
Via Bloguin Best
October 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Oilers, Bruins discussed Johnny Boychuk trade over the summer

One of the summer’s most persistent rumours was the idea of a trade between Edmonton and Boston that would see native son Johnny Boychuk join the Oilers in time for the 2014-15 season. It was a deal that in theory made sense for both sides, as Boston could free up the dollars it needs to clear to become compliant with the salary cap, Edmonton could acquire a quality defenceman...
Via Hockey Fan Land
September 16, 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...
Via NESN.com
August 28, 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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
December 05, 2013  |  Discuss
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