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Zach Boychuk | Winger | #56

Team: Arizona Coyotes
Age / DOB:  (27) / 10/4/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 185
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 1 (14) / CAR
Contract: view contract details

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Zach Boychuk signed a contract to play hockey with HC Sibir of the KHL.
Boychuk was drafted 14th overall by the Carolina Hurricanes during the 2008 NHL Entry Draft. He has 12 goals and 18 assists across 127 NHL games. He was in training camp with the Arizona Coyotes this season, but what ultimately let go by the club. Oct 21 - 10:16 PM
Source: NBC Sports

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The Arizona Coyotes have released Zach Boychuk from his PTO.

The former 14th overall pick in 2008 by Carolina has had trouble making a name for himself in the NHL, playing in 127 games since his draft. Even if he does sign on with another team, we wouldn't expect much.
Oct 2 - 3:15 PM

Zach Boychuk has agreed to a professional tryout with Arizona.

He has skated in 127 NHL games in his career and he has produced 12 goals along with 30 points.
Sep 8 - 6:04 PM

Zach Boychuk is set to become an unrestricted free agent as of Friday.

He didn't get a qualifying offer from Carolina. Boychuk didn't see any NHL action last season and he has 30 points over 127 career big-league appearances.
Jun 28 - 9:28 AM

Zach Boychuk has been placed on waivers by the Carolina Hurricanes.

It looks like Boychuk will not be part of the Hurricanes' opening game roster. He had three goals and six points in 31 games with Carolina in 2014-15. The fact that he didn't make the team isn't shocking, although it is a bit disappointing to see him cut this early in training camp.
Fri, Sep 25, 2015 10:16:00 AM

Zach Boychuk has inked a one-year, two-way deal with the Carolina Hurricanes.

Boychuk can earn $600,000 at the NHL level, but he's guaranteed to make at least $250,000 in 2015-16. "This will be Zach's eighth season in our organization," said Hurricanes GM Ron Francis. "He's a reliable depth forward who we know is capable of contributing offensively at either level." He had three goals and six points in 31 games with the Hurricanes last season. Boychuk also recorded 24 points in 39 AHL contests.
Tue, Jul 7, 2015 09:31:00 AM

Zach Boychuk and Michal Jordan have been assigned to the minors.

They both cleared waivers and have been reassigned because John-Michael Liles and Alexander Semin are ready to return.
Thu, Jan 8, 2015 04:02:00 PM

Zach Boychuk has been waived by Carolina.

He has three goals and three assists in 31 games with the Hurricanes. Boychuk has played under 10 minutes in each of his past six outings.
Wed, Jan 7, 2015 12:42:00 PM

Zach Boychuk will be a healthy scratch Monday night against the Canadiens.

Boychuk has been suiting up for the 'Canes on a regular basis but will give way to Jay McClement Monday night. Boychuk has three goals and two assists in 29 games played this season and shouldn't be owned in fantasy leagues. Tim Gleason will also be a healthy scratch for Carolina Monday night.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 01:51:00 PM

Zach Boychuk has not had a point in his last 16 games.

Boychuk last had a point on November 10 when he scored against Calgary. He has three goals and five points this season in 28 games. He has no fantasy value.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 07:14:00 AM

Zach Boychuk scored a goal in the Hurricanes' 4-1 victory against Calgary Monday night.

Boychuk has three goals and five points in 12 games this season. The 25-year-old has excelled in the minors for years, but he has struggled to earn a permanent roster spot. That might change in 2014-15 as he's already played in more NHL contests this season than he did in the entirety of 2013-14.
Tue, Nov 11, 2014 10:17:00 AM

Zach Boychuk scored a goal and added an assist for Carolina, but the team suffered a 4-3 shootout loss to the Sabres Tuesday.

Boychuk's prospect status is a distant memory at this point, but there's enough talent lurking in there to remind us of why he was such a high draft pick to begin with. He has no fantasy value. Chris Terry and Riley Nash also scored goals for Carolina in the losing effort.
Wed, Oct 15, 2014 03:32:00 AM

The Carolina Hurricanes have recalled Zach Boychuk from Charlotte of the AHL.

Boychuk played 11 games with Carolina last season, registering one goal and four points. He has no immediate fantasy value.
Sun, Oct 12, 2014 06:34:00 PM

Zach Boychuk successfully cleared waivers and has been sent to the minors.

Boychuk was hoping for a better outcome to the Hurricanes' 2014 training camp after he scored 36 goals and 74 points in 69 AHL contests last season. "I'm extremely disappointed," said Boychuk. "Obviously, after the year I had last year, I thought I was making strides. I put everything I had into this summer with the hope of being in Raleigh." At the age of 25, he's running out of time to establish himself in the NHL. On a positive note, he credited new Hurricanes coach Bill Peters with sitting Boychuk down and mapping out a plan for him.
Wed, Oct 8, 2014 08:44:00 AM

Zach Boychuk has been placed on waivers by Carolina.

If he clears then he'll be assigned to AHL Charlotte. Boychuk was dynamite in the minors last season, with 36 goals and 74 points in 69 games, but he's been unable to carve out a place for himself in the NHL so far in his career.
Mon, Oct 6, 2014 01:21:00 PM

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