Dan Boyle RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rangers may have to acquire defensive help after Boyle injury

    New York Post "The Rangers are in the market for a defenseman to at least help them survive the absence of Dan Boyle for up to six weeks with the broken hand he sustained blocking a shot in Thursday’s 3-2 victory in St. Louis, The Post has learned. But there are slim pickings out there at the moment and so..." October 11

  • Rangers Dan Boyle out 4-6 weeks with a broken hand

    Blueshirt Banter "Dan Boyle had a shaky start to his Rangers debut, and then things went from mediocre to worse when Boyle blocked a shot in the second period that forced him out of the game. In his postgame media availability, Alain Vigneault revealed Boyle broke his hand on the shot, and will miss the next 4-6..." October 10

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    Brodie Brazil @brodiebrazilCSN

    #sjsharks announce major moves: Dan Boyle will not return, Marty Havlat will not return, and Brent Burns will move back to defense.

  • Boyle played through thumb injury

    CSN Bay Area "There’s a good chance Dan Boyle will enjoy the Olympic break more than any of his teammates. Returning from a serious head injury suffered in October isn’t the only health issue the 37-year-old defenseman has been dealing with, according to a team source, as Boyle suffered a thumb injury in the..." February 08

  • Dan Boyle reveals details about lingering effects of his concussion

    San Jose Mercury News "Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle has reached the point where he is ready to talk about what he has gone through over the past three months. Sleep deprivation. Balance issues. A general lack of energy. How his life and his play suffered after a hit from behind in St. Louis left him unconscious for..." January 18

  • Boyle still reluctant to talk about recovery

    CSN Bay Area "Dan Boyle still isn’t ready to completely divulge all of the details on his recovery from getting knocked unconscious nearly two months ago during a game in St. Louis. “I think there’s a story there, I just don’t think I’m ready to talk about it yet,” Boyle said on Saturday morning. “I’m still..." December 15

  • Sharks Dan Boyle: Lapierre's hit showed lack of respect

    San Jose Mercury News "Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle finally opened up Saturday about the hit from St. Louis Blues forward Maxim Lapierre that knocked him unconscious. "I don't think he thought he was going to put me in the hospital with the hit, so I agree with him that wasn't his intention," said Boyle, who had..." October 26

  • Source: Boyle to rejoin Sharks Wednesday night in Boston, just to skate

    CSN Bay Area "Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle will rejoin the team Wednesday night in Boston according to a team source. Boyle is expected to be on the ice at TD Garden Thursday for the team's morning skate. It will be the first time Boyle steps on the ice since being hit from behind and into the boards by the..." October 24

  • Maxim Lapierre suspended five games for hit on Dan Boyle

    CBSSports.com "The NHL Department of Player Safety has suspended St. Louis Blues forward Maxim Lapierre five games for his hit on San Jose Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle. Lapierre had an in-person hearing with the NHL Department of Player Safety Friday in New York which allowed for a suspension of more than five..." October 18

  • Dan Boyle 'feels great,' says agent

    CSN Bay Area "The news is good on defensemen Dan Boyle his agent told CSNBayArea.com on Thursday morning. According to George Bazos who has spoken with Boyle a number of times the veteran defenseman “feels great.” Boyle is not experiencing any headaches and remembers everything before getting checked from..." October 17

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Nothing official but sounds like Dan Boyle is feeling much better than expected after being knocked out by nasty hit from Max Lapierre.

  • Sharks' Dan Boyle taken off ice on stretcher

    San Jose Mercury News "Veteran defenseman Dan Boyle was taken off the ice on a stretcher Tuesday after being hit from behind in the early minutes of the Sharks' game against the St. Louis Blues. Boyle was hit by Blues forward Maxim Lapierre at 5:22 of the first period and the impact appeared to drive his face into..." October 16

  • Sharks' Boyle expected to fly back to San Jose, skipping Dallas game

    San Jose Mercury News "Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle remained in a St. Louis hospital Wednesday afternoon though he was expected to fly home to San Jose later in the day for further medical evaluation. The team did not release any details of his condition but in an exchange of texts Boyle sounded optimistic after being..." October 16

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    Stephen Whyno @SWhyno

    Dan Boyle spent last night in a St. Louis hospital & is travelling back to San Jose today according to #SJSharks.

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    Helene Elliott @helenenothelen

    Sharks' Dan Boyle takes hit from behind at St Louis stretcher comes out. Awful sight

  • Dan Boyle, Sharks talking extension

    CSN Bay Area "Dan Boyle’s agent on Tuesday confirmed that there have been discussions with the Sharks about a potential contract extension for the veteran defenseman. Boyle has one year remaining on his current deal paying him $6.67 million in 2013-14. According to Boyle’s agent George Bazos Boyle has..." August 13

  • Boyle: 'I don't want to be anywhere else'

    CSN Bay Area "Dan Boyle is aware that his name has been mentioned in recent trade rumors, and he’s not very happy about it. “It’s not fun. I certainly don’t enjoy it. I do the best that I can to try and keep it out, but it gets to you. I don’t like hearing that stuff,” he said on Wednesday morning in..." March 20

  • Boyle offers blunt assessment of 4-1 loss

    CSN Bay Area "Joe Thornton didn’t want to admit that the 4-1 loss to Calgary on Wednesday night was a step backwards for his club, or even that it felt like the Sharks were sloppy for the first 40 minutes at the Saddledome. “Not really,” Thornton said. “You’re so consumed in the game you’re just kind of..." March 07

  • Boyle's back, McLaren's gone

    San Jose Mercury News "The Sharks have activated defenseman Jason Demers, who takes the roster spot vacated by Frazer McLaren. Demers also goes on the payroll at this point; because his injury occurred in Europe, his insurance company — not the Sharks — had responsibility. END UPDATE Dan Boyle was back at the rink..." January 31

  • Sharks' Dan Boyle gets his season back on track

    San Jose Mercury News "Dan Boyle didn't need to pack any bitterness for this latest return to the city where he won the 2004 Stanley Cup with the Tampa Bay Lightning. The owners who all but forced him to waive his no-trade clause are no longer in control. And one of the two -- Len Barrie -- is under criminal..." February 16

  • San Jose Sharks' Dan Boyle is trying to snap his slump

    San Jose Mercury News "Dan Boyle can be his harshest critic. In that role, part of his routine after every game is to grab a seat on the couch once he gets home and watch a replay of himself in action that night. Right now the 35-year-old Sharks defenseman is going through a rough patch. He is without a point in his..." November 28

  • Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle eyes a turnaround against Red Wings

    Detroit News "Defenseman Dan Boyle knows his play wasn't up to his own standards in the Los Angeles series and needs to improve against the Red Wings. "It wasn't very good at all. I felt real good (in) Game 1 and never after that. It was a poor series," Boyle said Wednesday morning. "The good news is I get..." April 29

  • Dan Boyle hopes to shake off subpar series against Kings

    San Jose Mercury News "Defenseman Dan Boyle knows his play wasn't up to his own standards in the Los Angeles series and needs to improve against the Detroit Red Wings. "It wasn't very good at all. I felt real good Game 1 and never after that. It was a poor series," Boyle said Wednesday morning. "The good news is I..." April 28