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Brian Boyle | Center | #11

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (31) / 12/18/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 243
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (26) / LA
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Brian Boyle (lower body) will return to the lineup on Tuesday night.
He missed Sunday's game due to the ailment. Boyle's return will bump Jonathan Marchessault into the press box as a healthy scratch. Jan 19 - 11:11 AM

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Mystery partly solved, Brian Boyle has a lower body injury.

Boyle blocked a shot Friday night against the Penguins, and is still recovering from the effects. It's not considered serious and is expected to play Tuesday against Edmonton.
Jan 17 - 5:06 PM

Brian Boyle should be considered day-to-day as he recovers from an undisclosed injury he suffered blocking a shot on Friday.

Boyle played just 7:27 against the Penguins that night, but Coach Jon Cooper says the injury isn't serious and expects him to play Tuesday against Edmonton. Through 39 games this season Boyle has 10 points with 30 blocks and 53 hits.
Jan 17 - 4:27 PM

Brian Boyle is not expected to play Sunday afternoon against the Panthers.

It's unclear what, if anything, is ailing the veteran center but we'll keep you posted as his status develops. Through 39 games this season Boyle has 10 points with 30 blocks and 53 hits.
Jan 17 - 4:10 PM

Brian Boyle (upper body) appears to be probable to return Monday night.

Boyle will be a game-time decision. He has been sidelined for two games after a heavy hit from Ottawa's Mark Borowiecki on Dec. 20. Boyle has 10 points in 31 games this year.
Mon, Dec 28, 2015 11:15:00 AM

Brian Boyle (upper body) may return to action next week.

Coach Jon Cooper said Boyle should play by the end of Tampa Bay's homestand. He has been sidelined since last Sunday due to an upper-body injury.
Sat, Dec 26, 2015 04:36:00 PM

Brian Boyle (upper body) will miss Tuesday's contest.

Boyle left Sunday's game after absorbing a hard hit from Ottawa's Mark Borowiecki. Boyle has eight goals and 10 points in 31 contests in 2015-16.
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 06:07:00 PM

Brian Boyle sustained an upper-body injury and left Sunday's game early after a hard hit from Ottawa's Mark Borowiecki.

He was injured on the first shift of the game and wasn't able to return, while Borowiecki received a major penalty for interference and a game misconduct. Boyle may have suffered a concussion on the play.
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 08:59:00 AM

Brian Boyle scored a shorthanded goal to lift the shorthanded Tampa Bay Lightning to a 2-1 victory over the Blue Jackets in Columbus Monday night.

With the game tied at 1-1, Boyle notched his eighth goal of the season with the Lightning a man short at 6:13 of the third period. Tampa Bay was using a shorthanded roster, as well. The Lightning dressed 11 forwards because of injuries and lost another in the first five minutes of the game. Lightning forward Joel Vermin sustained an upper-body injury five minutes into the game and did not return. Vermin, in his sixth NHL game, was recalled from Syracuse of the American Hockey League on Monday. Jonathan Marchessault also scored for the Lightning in this one, his third of the season. It was an unassisted effort, giving his team a 1-0 lead at 11:11 of the second period.
Mon, Dec 14, 2015 11:15:00 PM

Brian Boyle recorded a goal on Sunday, in a 3-1 loss to the Kings.

Boyle now was nine points in 25 games. As a checking player, he doesn't have any fantasy value moving forward. Ryan Callahan recorded an assist on the goal.
Mon, Dec 7, 2015 12:49:00 AM

Brian Boyle scored in Saturday's 4-3 win over the Sharks.

Boyle gave the Bolts a 4-1 lead with his goal in the third period. J.T. Brown picked up the only assist on Boyle's goal. He has six goals and eight points in 24 games.
Sun, Dec 6, 2015 11:02:00 AM

Brian Boyle didn't practice Tuesday because of an illness.

However, coach Jon Cooper expects Boyle to be fine to play Wednesday. He has seven points in 22 games this season.
Tue, Dec 1, 2015 06:39:00 PM

Brian Boyle scored a goal in a 4-2 loss against the Washington Capitals.

Victor Hedman also found the back of the net for Tampa Bay. Ryan Callahan, J.T. Brown, and Vladislav Namestnikov each registered an assist on Friday.
Fri, Nov 27, 2015 07:51:00 PM

Brian Boyle produced his third goal of 2015-16 on Thursday night.

He got Tampa Bay on the board just less than two minutes into the second period in what became a 3-1 win against Calgary. Boyle has chipped in five points in 15 games this season.
Fri, Nov 13, 2015 09:17:00 AM

Brian Boyle is set to center the Lightning's fourth line Thursday night against the Avalanche.

Boyle had missed the last couple of games due to an undisclosed injury, but will instead skate between JT Brown and Jonathan Marchessault tonight. Boyle is a nice depth player for those of you in deep leagues with four points in seven games.
Thu, Oct 29, 2015 07:20:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Jonathan Drouin
5Jonathan Marchessault
6Cedric Paquette
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3J.T. Brown
4Erik Condra
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Braydon Coburn
5Matt Carle
6Nikita Nesterov
7Andrej Sustr
8Slater Koekkoek
9Mattias Ohlund
G1Ben Bishop
2Kristers Gudlevskis