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Brian Boyle | Center | #11

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (31) / 12/18/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'6' / 244
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (26) / LA
Contract: view contract details

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Brian Boyle scored in the fourth round of a shootout as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Washington Capitals 2-1 Saturday night.
The pressure was on Boyle as the Lightning were back on their heels with a four-game losing streak. During this stretch, the Bolts scored only one goal in two of their contests, but the other two losses came with three goals against the Columbus Blue Jackets on November 25th and the St Louis Blues on Thursday. Nikita Kucherov scored the lone goal for Tampa Bay in regulation. Dec 3 - 10:11 PM

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The Lightning are going to get Brian Boyle back on Friday against the Blue Jackets.

After taking part of the optional practice on Thursday and morning skate today, the veteran center is expected to skate between Cedric Paquette and Erik Condra. He has four goals and five points in 19 games along with 13 blocks, 26 hits and 29 PIMs.
Source: Corey Long
Nov 25 - 6:17 PM

Brian Boyle will sit out Wednesday's game due to an upper-body injury.

He was able to play on Monday after he missed Saturday's contest because of an upper-body ailment. Boyle didn't take part in Wednesday's morning skate and he is listed as day-to-day.
Nov 23 - 11:04 AM

Brian Boyle is in the lineup for Monday's game against Nashville Predators.

He's been dealing with an upper-body injury, but he's healthy enough to play. Boyle has four goals and one assist in 18 games this season.
Nov 21 - 8:03 PM

Brian Boyle (upper body) will be a game-time decision on Monday.

The Lightning have called up Erik Condra as insurance. Boyle didn't play on Saturday because of an upper-body injury and so the Lightning dressed seven defensemen.
Nov 21 - 11:23 AM

Brian Boyle did not play Saturday night against the Flyers due to an upper-body injury.

It was first reported that Boyle was a healthy scratch, but apparently he is being bothered by a minor injury. If for some reason you have Boyle on your fantasy team, keep him on reserve for now.
Nov 20 - 10:22 AM

Brian Boyle and Anton Stralman will both be scratched from Saturday's match with the Flyers.

Stralman is still nursing an injury. Boyle meanwhile appears to just be getting a game off. He's posted five points with 13 blocks, 23 hits and 29 PIMs in 18 games this season.
Nov 19 - 1:02 PM

Brian Boyle scored his second goal of the season Tuesday in a 6-1 win against the New York Islanders.

He also recorded seven penalty minutes in 10:18 of playing time. Boyle had 13 goals and 20 points in 76 games last year.
Nov 2 - 10:59 AM

Brian Boyle scored a pair of goals in Tampa Bay's 5-2 loss to Pittsburgh in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final.

The Bolts appeared to open the scoring in the first period when Jonathan Drouin beat Matt Murray, but after review Drouin was called off-side. Boyle finally got the Bolts on the board with his goal at the 5:30 mark of the third period. He cut the Penguins lead to 3-2 just over seven minutes later. Unfortunately for Tampa, that's as close as they would come to tying the game. Boyle has five goals in 16 playoff games this postseason. Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Final goes Thursday night in Pittsburgh.
May 24 - 11:15 PM

Brian Boyle scored the game-winning goal in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime win over the Islanders in Game 3.

The Bolts battled back from 1-0, 3-2, and 4-3 deficits in this one. Forward Nikita Kucherov tied the game at four with 38 seconds remaining in the third period to force overtime. In the extra frame, it took Boyle just 2:48 seconds to bury the winner. There was some controversy leading up to the goal, as Boyle took Isles defenseman Thomas Hickey out of the play with a solid bodycheck. Boyle has two goals and 16 penalty minutes this postseason. Tampa Bay leads the best-of-seven series 2-1.
May 3 - 10:31 PM

Brian Boyle was ejected after laying out Dan Girardi late in the third period on Tuesday night.

It's not a pretty play, but Boyle leaned into Girardi who took a nasty spill which included thumping his head on the wall. Boyle received a five minute major and a game misconduct, exiting the game with a power play goal, his 13 overall goal of the season, and 15 PIMs over 20:34 of work.
Apr 5 - 10:09 PM

Brian Boyle contributed two assists in Tuesday's 6-2 win versus the Detroit Red Wings.

He helped set up both goals by Erik Condra in the match. Boyle has posted just five assists this season to go with 11 goals in 67 outings.
Mar 23 - 11:17 AM

Brian Boyle found the back of the net in Tuesday's 4-1 loss to the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Boyle tied the game at one at the 6:33 mark of the third period. Anton Stralman picked up an assist on Tampa Bay's only goal. Boyle has 11 goals and 14 points in 64 games in 2015-16. After going 21 games without a goal, Boyle has scored twice in his last three contests.
Mar 15 - 10:53 PM

Brian Boyle scored a goal in Friday's 3-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers.

Boyle got the Bolts on the board with just under three minutes remaining in regulation. Anton Stralman and Alex Killorn picked up the assists on Tampa Bay's only goal. The 31-year-old has 10 goals and 13 points in 62 games this season.
Mar 11 - 10:11 PM

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Steven Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Alex Killorn
3Vladislav Namestnikov
4Jonathan Drouin
5Cedric Paquette
RW1Nikita Kucherov
2Ryan Callahan
3Brayden Point
4J.T. Brown
5Joel Vermin
D1Victor Hedman
2Anton Stralman
3Jason Garrison
4Braydon Coburn
5Nikita Nesterov
6Andrej Sustr
7Slater Koekkoek
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy