Johnny Boychuk RUMORS & NEWS

  • Islanders will get Johnny Boychuk back against Detroit

    Newsday "The Islanders have played well during their last seven games, including Thursday night’s 3-2 loss to the Capitals in Washington. That one actually may have been the best of the seven. So it stands to reason that the return of Johnny Boychuk, one of the Islanders’ most indispensable players,..." February 06

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    Arthur Staple @StapeNewsday

    Boychuk very close, could be back by Thursday, weekend more likely.

  • Islanders sign Johnny Boychuk to seven-year, $42M deal

    New York Post "Johnny Boychuk and the Islanders agreed on a long-term contract extension that assures two of the club’s top defensemen will stick together well after the team relocates to Brooklyn next season. Boychuk received a seven-year deal Thursday, just as Nick Leddy did late last month. Boychuk’s..." March 13

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    Arthur Staple @StapeNewsday

    BREAKING: #Isles sign Johnny Boychuk to seven-year, $42 million contract.

  • Isles making headway on Boychuk extension

    Islanders Point Blank "The Islanders and Johnny Boychuk are making progress on an extension (LeBrun, Mar 12) LeBrun says that the deal is “not done, but getting there.” Boychuk is set to become an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season. He has seven goals, 25 assists and is a +17 in 59 games this season." March 12

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    ProSportsDaily @PSDnews

    Islanders' Johnny Boychuk was asked if he has a big extension coming following the Leddy deal...he just smiled. Expect something soon.

  • Islanders place Johnny Boychuk, Lubomir Visnovsky on IR

    CBS Sports "The New York Islanders have been humming right along lately, but they've hit a little bit of bad luck with injuries. The team announced that defensemen Johnny Boychuk and Lubomir Visnovsky have both been placed on injured resve. The club has called up top defensive prospect and former..." December 03

  • Islanders' Boychuk out Friday due to upper-body injury

    The Score "The New York Islanders will have to make do without defenseman Johnny Boychuk on Friday against the Washington Capitals. " November 28

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

    Pro Hockey Talk "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..." October 28

  • 'Awkward' and 'weird' for Boychuk to be an opponent

    CSN New England "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..." October 22

  • Boychuk won't rule out return to Bruins

    CSN New England "Johnny Boychuk took a day to collect his thoughts, commiserate a little bit and simply wrap his brain around the fact that he was no longer a member of the Boston Bruins. But the B’s defenseman woke up on Sunday morning, and phoned as he was driving to TD Garden to pick up his equipment..." October 06

  • Oilers, Bruins discussed Johnny Boychuk trade over the summer

    Edmonton Journal "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..." September 16

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    Joe McDonald @ESPNJoeyMac

    X-rays were negative on Boychuk but he wasn't able to skate Monday morning and will not play tonight. Julien says Boychuk is day-to-day.

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    Per @NHLBruins Johnny Boychuk headed back to Boston for personal reasons. His wife was due with twins this week. Good luck & God bless, JB55

  • Bruins’ Boychuk out 3-7 days with sprained back

    Pro Hockey Talk "After Boston Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk was injured after being boarded Thursday night against the Montreal Canadiens, it seemed like he might be out for a while. Hockey players are made of sterner stuff these days it seems. Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli announced Boychuk would..." December 07

  • Johnny Boychuk will get MRI on injured lower back

    CBS Sports "After leaving the ice on a stretcher Thursday night, Johnny Boychuk will have an MRI today in Boston according to head coach Claude Julien. The Bruins defenseman suffered a lower-back injury when he was hit awkwardly into the boards by Montreal Canadiens forward Max Pacioretty. Boychuk appeared..." December 06

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    Boston Bruins @NHLBruins

    Johnny Boychuk on a knee, being tended to right now by trainer Donny DelNegro on the ice, after going into the boards behind Habs goal ^CS

  • Avs remind Boychuk of trade that changed life

    CSN New England "The Colorado Avalanche came to town on Thursday night and that occasion always makes Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk thankful. It didn’t have a happy ending for the Black and Gold as they dropped a 2-0 game to the Avs on the strength of a 39-save performance from the ageless Jean-Sebastien..." October 12

  • Boychuk won't be disciplined for hit

    ESPN Boston "After reviewing Bruins defenseman Johnny Boychuk's second-period hit on Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews in the second period of Saturday night's Game 5, the NHL department of player safety decided that the hit didn't warrant any supplemental discipline on Sunday. Bruins coach Claude Julien..." June 23

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    Bob McKenzie @TSNBobMcKenzie

    BOS has yet to hear from league on Boychuk hit but I'll say now what I said on TSN last night: no chance Boychuk gets suspended.

  • Jonathan Toews knocked out of Game 5 by Johnny Boychuk

    WEEI Boston "The NHL may be looking into discipline against Johnny Boyhuck for his second period hit on Jonathan Toews that knocked out the Blackhawks captain out of the third period of Game 5 Saturday night. Toews played the rest of the second period and was on the bench for the third period but did not..." June 23

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    Matt Kalman @

    Boychuk out tonight

  • Komarov out for Maple Leafs, Boychuk for Bruins "Forward Leo Komarov has been placed on injured reserve by the Toronto Maple Leafs with an upper-body injury. "He is unavailable to our hockey club for a minimum of one week," coach Randy Carlyle said. "We are looking at it probably 7-10 days." Komarov sustained the injury in the second..." March 23

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    Joe Haggerty @

    Johnny Boychuk not on ice for Bruins this morning, so he's out tonight vs Leafs. Took a shot off right leg at practice yesterday #bruinstalk