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___________________________ By Lee C.J. Sobotka | Staff WriterPublic Enemy No. 1Hockey is a sport of grace and violence.It is less about brute force, like football, and more about the skillful application of power.  There is nothing quite as beautiful as a player stepping up and into another to separate them from the puck.  These well-timed hits are an integral part of the game...
Via PensInitiative
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GIF: Johnny Boychuk with a cheapshot on Evgeni Malkin

With less than a minute to play Islanders Dman Johnny Boychuk got a cheap one in on Evgeni Malkin:
Via The Pensblog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Episode Three Of ‘Behind The B’ Documents Johnny Boychuk’s Return (Video)

There’s been a lot going on with the Boston Bruins this season, and the season isn’t even a month old. That’s left for no shortage of material for the second season of “Behind the B” on NESN. In the third episode, the Bruins’ first month is documented, including opening night, Johnny Boychuk’s return to Boston and Zdeno Chara’s knee injury. This season will have 13...
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
October 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bruins Make Necessary Trade Of Johnny Boychuk To Islanders

#489182035 / The Boston Bruins made some desperately needed cap space, and the New York Islanders shored up their defense, with a trade that sent Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk to the Islanders in return for two second round picks and a conditional third round pick. The Boychuk trade was largely considered a cap casualty for the Bruins. The organization had said...
Via Beyond The Benches
October 06, 2014  |  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...
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’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...
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

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