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Brian Boyle | Winger | #11

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (32) / 12/18/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 244
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (26) / LA
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Brian Boyle is on a three-game point streak.
Boyle recorded an assist in a 3-2 overtime win against Colorado on Sunday. He has 13 goals and 22 points in 52 contests in 2016-17. Feb 20 - 9:49 AM

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If Brian Boyle has his druthers, he'll stick around Tampa Bay to cap off some "unfinished business."

"I want to stay here," Boyle said. "We’ve been on a mission for a few years now and haven’t accomplished it yet. We want to do it here." As you may recall the veteran pivot signed with Tampa Bay in the summer of 2014 after a successful run with the Rangers, and was part of both team's Stanley Cup-losing squads. Always remarkably healthy, the 32-year-old continues to flourish in his secondary role. He's already cracked the 20-point plateau for the third straight season with the Lightning, a feat accomplished just twice in six seasons on Broadway. "If teams want you, it means you’re doing something right," Boyle noted.
Feb 19 - 3:05 PM

Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet reported Saturday on Hockey Night in Canada that the Columbus Blue Jackets and Edmonton Oilers are two teams interested in the Lightning's Brian Boyle.

Boyle is a big, tough winger (6'6", 244 pounds) but has the ability to score as well as he potted his 13th of the season Saturday and now has 20 points, the same as last year with another 26 games to go. He is an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season and with Tampa Bay out of the race currently, he could be gone at the deadline.
Feb 12 - 8:37 AM

Brian Boyle admits that Tampa Bay's struggles have kept him awake at night.

"You're up at night, can't go to sleep. It's driving us all crazy," Boyle said of his team's struggles. "There's no potion, like, 'We'll have that attitude and maybe we'll start getting some bounces.' We've got to work for it.'" Many expected the Bolts to make a long run in the playoffs this year, but as of right now, they aren't even in a playoff spot. We'll see if they can get it turned around in the near future.
Feb 4 - 9:32 AM

Brian Boyle posted two points in Tuesday's 5-2 win over Chicago.

He scored his 12th goal of the year and added his sixth assist on a marker by defenseman Nikita Nesterov. Boyle is already close to matching the 13 goals and 20 points he scored last season.
Jan 25 - 11:04 AM

Brian Boyle netted the game-winning goal in the Lightning's 2-1 win over the Kings on Monday.

It was Boyle's 11th goal and 15th point in 39 games in 2016-17. Tyler Johnson also found the back of the net for the Lightning. Luke Witkowski, Valtteri Filppula, and Nikita Kucherov each registered an assist.
Jan 16 - 6:52 PM

Tampa Bay will get Brian Boyle back from his lower body injury on Thursday against the Sabres.

He's expected to line up to the left of Valtteri Filppula and Jonathan Drouin on the team's second line after a four-game absence. Boyle has 10 goals and 13 points in 36 games this season.
Jan 12 - 7:01 PM

Brian Boyle (lower body) is a game-time decision Thursday.

Boyle is looking to return from a four-game absence. If he does return then it will likely be on a line with Valtteri Filppula and Jonathan Drouin. Boyle has 10 goals and 13 points in 36 contests this season.
Jan 12 - 12:15 PM

Brian Boyle (lower body) is hopeful to play on Thursday night.

He seemed ready to play after participating in Tuesday's practice. Boyle skated alongside Valtteri Filppula and Jonathan Drouin during the session, where he enjoyed some offensive success in December before he was injured.
Jan 10 - 1:40 PM

The Tampa Bay Lightning have placed Brian Boyle (lower body) on injured reserve.

He's eligible to come off the IR on Sunday, but Lightning GM Steve Yzerman said he doesn't expect to see the big center on the ice this weekend. Boyle has 10 goals and three assists in 36 games this season.
Jan 7 - 10:50 AM

Don't expect to see much of Brian Boyle this weekend due to his lower body injury.

The veteran center hasn't skated all week, which is typically seen as necessary for deployment. Even with the Lightning playing twice over the weekend, it seems unlikely that he'll play at all.
Jan 6 - 7:46 PM

Brian Boyle (lower body) won't play Tuesday night.

He is also considered to be doubtful for Thursday's match against Nashville. The injury came at a bad time for Boyle, who had six goals and one assist in nine games, prior to getting hurt.
Jan 3 - 1:18 PM

Brian Boyle (lower body) probably won't be available on Tuesday.

Boyle sustained the injury during Saturday's game. He has three goals and 14 points in 37 contests in 2016-17.
Jan 2 - 1:46 PM

Brian Boyle has been sidelined with lower body injury suffered in Saturday's contest with Carolina.

The veteran pivot picked up his 10 goal of the season in just over nine minutes of work before departing. He's now reached the double-digit goal mark in each of his three seasons with Tampa Bay.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 09:19:00 PM

Brian Boyle continues to float the Bolts' offense with a goal during Thursday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Maple Leafs.

Boyle now has goals in three of his last five games, giving him nine goals and 12 points in 35 games this season. While the veteran center will never win a scoring title, one more tally gives him three straight seasons of double-digit goals. Something he only did twice in Manhattan.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 01:55:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Tyler Johnson
2Valtteri Filppula
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Cedric Paquette
5Steven Stamkos
LW1Jonathan Drouin
2Ondrej Palat
3Alex Killorn
4Brian Boyle
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3Brayden Point
4J.T. Brown
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Braydon Coburn
5Andrej Sustr
6Luke Witkowski
7Jake Dotchin
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy