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Brian Boyle | Center | #11

Team: New Jersey Devils
Age / DOB:  (33) / 12/18/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 245
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (26) / LA
Contract: view contract details

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Brian Boyle is the Devils' nominee for the Masterton Trophy.
Boyle was diagnosed with Chronic myelogenous leukemia in mid-September. Despite that, Boyle made his season debut on Nov. 1 and has gone on to score 13 goals and 23 points in 63 games. "I’ve got a lot of motivation," Boyle said. "I certainly want to do my part and that’s elevate my game. That’s kind of everybody’s responsibility. I want to do well in the big moments. But from what I’ve seen and the support system I’ve had, I’m certainly motivated to do my best for a lot of reasons." Mar 28 - 11:59 AM

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Brian Boyle registered an assist in a 3-0 win over Los Angeles on Saturday.

Boyle is on a three-game point streak and has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last five games. That's pushed him to 13 goals and 23 points in 58 contests this season. It's the most points he's recorded in a season since 2014-2015.
Mar 18 - 10:41 AM

Brian Boyle recorded an assist in the Devils' 8-3 win over Vegas on Wednesday.

Boyle has only been held off the scoresheet once in his last four games. He has 13 goals and 22 points in 57 games in 2017-18. While he's not an offensive force, he has chipped in at least 20 points in each of his last four campaigns.
Mar 15 - 9:09 AM

Brian Boyle scored his 13th of the season and added two shots on goal in a 3-2 shootout win over the Nashville Predators on Saturday night.

Boyle had previously gone 23 games without a goal before scoring this past Wednesday. Following Saturday's game, Boyle now has two goals in his last three games. The center now has 13 goals and 21 points in 56 games this season.
Mar 10 - 11:07 PM

Brian Boyle scored a goal and registered an assist in the Devils' 6-4 win against Montreal on Tuesday.

That gives Boyle 12 goals and 20 points in 54 contests this season. This is the fourth straight campaign that's he's reached the 20-point milestone. He wasn't able to start the campaign until Nov. 1 after being diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia. He's gone on to have a great campaign and appeared in the All-Star Game.
Mar 7 - 9:11 AM

Brian Boyle (shoulder) will be back in the lineup Sunday.

Boyle has missed the last three games with a shoulder injury. He has 11 goals and 18 points in 45 games this season.
Feb 18 - 3:03 PM

Brian Boyle (shoulder) won't play in Saturday's game against Tampa Bay.

Boyle was on the ice for the morning skate, but he served as an extra. The veteran is considered day-to-day at this point in time. He has 11 goals and 18 points in 45 games this season.
Feb 17 - 6:44 PM

Updating a previous item, Brian Boyle (shoulder) could play in Saturday' game against Tampa Bay.

Boyle was an extra during the morning skate, but coach John Hynes said he could find himself back in the lineup tonight. We'll provide an update on his status as we get closer to puck drop.
Feb 17 - 12:43 PM

Brian Boyle (shoulder) won't play in Saturday's game against the Tampa Bay Lighting.

Boyle made the trip to Tampa, but he will miss his third straight game. There's a chance he could play in Sunday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes. He has 11 goals and 18 points in 45 games this season.
Feb 17 - 12:29 PM

Brian Boyle (shoulder) made the trip to Tampa Bay with his teammates.

Boyle missed Tuesday's game against the Flyers due to a shoulder injury, but may be a possibility for one of the two New Jersey games this weekend. Stay tuned for further updates.
Feb 17 - 10:29 AM

Brian Boyle is day-to-day with a shoulder injury.

Boyle won't play Tuesday night against Philadelphia. He didn't make the trip with the team after he was injured Sunday against Boston.
Feb 13 - 11:58 AM

Brian Boyle left Sunday's game in the first period and did not return.

The center was hunched over late in the first period and holding his side. He has been suffering from chronic myeloid leukemia that was diagnosed this season but it is not known if that is the problem. Boyle has been an inspiration to all this season and had 11 goals and 18 points this season in 45 games.
Feb 12 - 7:38 AM

Brian Boyle will suit up in Thursday's game against the Flames.

Boyle missed the morning skate for personal reasons, but he's on the ice for the pre-game warmup. The 33-year-old has 11 goals and 17 points in 42 games this season.
Feb 8 - 6:38 PM

Brian Boyle relished the opportunity to experience his first, and likely only appearance in the All-Star Game.

"It was spectacular. I'll never forget this experience," said the 33-year-old who has 20 more penalty minutes than points this season. But after beating cancer at the beginning of the season and helping the Devils compete for a playoff spot, Boyle was one of the main attractions in Tampa Bay. He didn't record a point in the Metropolitan Division's loss to the Atlantic.
Source: NJ Devils
Jan 28 - 6:49 PM

Brian Boyle will replace Taylor Hall at this weekend's All-Star Game.

Hall is out because of a hand injury, but sending Boyle in his place is a nice story. Boyle, who missed the start of the season due to a cancer diagnosis, has accumulated 11 goals and 17 points in 38 games this season.
Jan 25 - 9:55 PM

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C1Nico Hischier
2Travis Zajac
3Pavel Zacha
4Brian Boyle
5Blake Coleman
6Michael McLeod
7Kevin Rooney
LW1Taylor Hall
2Jesper Bratt
3Patrick Maroon
4Brian Gibbons
5Michael Grabner
6Miles Wood
7Blake Pietila
RW1Kyle Palmieri
2Marcus Johansson
3Drew Stafford
4Stefan Noesen
5Christoph Bertschy
6Jimmy Hayes
7Nick Lappin
D1Sami Vatanen
2Damon Severson
3Will Butcher
4Andy Greene
5John Moore
6Mirco Mueller
7Ben Lovejoy
8Brian Strait
9Steven Santini
G1Cory Schneider
2Keith Kinkaid
3Eddie Lack