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Boychuk an ‘obvious’ long-term fit for Isles, says Snow

Isles GM Garth Snow doesn’t like to talk specifics about contract negotiations, but came relatively close this week in discussing pending UFA defenseman Johnny Boychuk. “We wouldn’t move two second-round picks — that’s pretty significant — if we didn’t want to have him here long term,” Snow explained, per SNY TV. “We’re not going to talk publicly, I never have...
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Johnny Boychuk’s Best Moments With The Boston Bruins (Videos)

Johnny Boychuk returns to TD Garden on Thursday night, the rink he called home for five-plus seasons with the Boston Bruins. Three days before the 2014-15 regular season, the Bruins traded Boychuk to the New York Islanders in exchange for two second-round picks draft picks and a conditional third-round selection. Boychuk came to Boston in 2008 via a trade with the Colorado Avalanche...
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Johnny Boychuk Grateful For Opportunity Bruins Gave Him For Six Seasons

BOSTON — Johnny Boychuk understands the business of the NHL, even if it’s difficult to deal with at times. The Bruins went into training camp with eight NHL-caliber defenseman, many of whom were on one-way contracts and/or needed additional ice time at the top level to continue their development. Boychuk knew that it was possible that he could be the odd man out. Ultimately,...
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Still Talking About The Johnny Boychuk Trade

from Eric Wilbur of, As part of one of the worst moves the NHL has seen since Arizona hockey, Johnny Boychuk was traded to the New York Islanders for a pair of draft picks, in addition to a conditional 2015 third-round pick if the Islanders trade the defenseman to an Eastern Conference team this season. Just throwing this out there: Does that include the Boston...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

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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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...
7 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  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
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Johnny Boychuk Traded. Someone Hold Me.

It is official. Johnny Boychuk has been traded to the New York Islanders for a 2015 2nd round pick, 2016 second round pick and a conditional 2016 3rd round pick. It isn’t know what the condition is but I would have to guess it has to do with re-signing in New York. We all knew this was going to happen but that doesn’t mean we have to like it. The Bruins had to move Johnny...
Via Days of Y'Orr
25 days ago  |  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
26 days ago  |  Discuss
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