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Dan Boyle | Defenseman | #22

Team: New York Rangers
Age / DOB:  (39) / 7/12/1976
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 194
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Dan Boyle will draw back into the lineup on Tuesday against New Jersey.
The Rangers will continue to monitor his playing time for remainder of season, so expect to see more healthy scratches. Feb 2 - 1:07 PM

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Dan Boyle will be a healthy scratch in Monday's game against the Buffalo Sabres.

The Rangers played in Ottawa last night so this is their attempt at giving their veteran defenseman some rest in a back-to-back situation. The 39-year-old has five goals, 14 points while averaging 19:24 per game.
Jan 25 - 6:38 PM

Defenseman Dan Boyle scored a goal and added an assist in the New York Rangers' 5-2 rout of the Lightning in Tampa Bay Wednesday night.

Boyle's goal gave the Rangers a 1-0 lead early in the game, at 1:53 of the first period. It was his fifth goal of the season. He assisted in the second period on Matt Zuccarello's 16th goal of the season. It was Boyle's ninth assist of the season. New York forward Dominic Moore matched Boyle's output Wednesday with his fourth goal of the season -- the game winner at 3:16 of the third period -- and with his fifth assist (on Boyle's goal). Viktor Stalberg (fourth) and Rick Nash (12th) scored empty net goals for the Rangers, who are 2-4-0 in their past six games.
Wed, Dec 30, 2015 10:45:00 PM

Dan Boyle recorded an assist in the Rangers' 3-2 overtime victory against Anaheim on Tuesday.

Boyle is on a three-game point streak. He has four goals and 12 points in 30 contests this season.
Wed, Dec 23, 2015 11:22:00 AM

Dan Boyle scored in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets.

Boyle's power play goal at the 14:12 mark of the second period cut Winnipeg's lead to 3-2. Ryan McDonagh and Derick Brassard picked up the assists on Boyle's third goal of the season. The 39-year-old has 10 points in 28 games in '15-16. J.T. Miller also scored for the Rangers, who has just two wins in their last nine contests.
Fri, Dec 18, 2015 11:22:00 PM

Dan Boyle recorded a goal and an assist in the Rangers’ 5-4 overtime loss to the Flames on Saturday night.

Coach Alain Vigneault said earlier this season Boyle needs some nights off to keep his legs fresh, but the 39-year-old has been one of the better defensemen for New York, though that’s not saying much lately. Boyle has points in three games in a row. He has two goals and nine points in 25 games. J.T. Miller (goal, assist), Mats Zuccarello and Tanner Glass picked up the other markers.
Sun, Dec 13, 2015 12:57:00 AM

Dan Boyle scored the lone goal for the Rangers in a 2-1 loss to Vancouver on Wednesday.

The goal came on a penalty shot after Chris Tanev covered the puck in the Canucks' crease. It was the first of the season for the 39 year-old who has six points in 23 games in 2015-16. Boyle is certainly not the point producing pivot he used to be and is used more as specialist in offensive zone situations which gives him some small value in fantasy.
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 02:20:00 AM

Dan Boyle will get back into the lineup Monday.

He has been scratched for the last two games. Dylan McIlrath will take a seat in the press box instead.
Mon, Nov 30, 2015 06:22:00 PM

Dan Boyle will be a healthy scratch on Friday.

The Rangers have been giving Boyle semi-regular days off this season. In that context, it's not surprising that they've opted to rest Boyle rather than use the 39-year-old in a 1:00 p.m. ET matinee.
Fri, Nov 27, 2015 11:22:00 AM

This might be Dan Boyle's final season in the NHL.

"Again, nothing is for sure," Boyle said on the subject of his potential retirement. "For some guys, it’s physical. For me, physically, I feel fine. It’s mentally, [with me] having kids and being away." Boyle has two daughters, who are five and seven years old and with each year missing events in their lives is getting harder. He's in the final campaign of his two-year, $9 million deal with the New York Rangers.
Thu, Nov 19, 2015 11:09:00 AM

Dan Boyle will get back into the lineup Thursday at Tampa Bay.

He provided the shootout winner on Saturday against Ottawa and was scratched for Sunday's victory versus Toronto. Dylan McIlrath will head to the press box on Thursday.
Wed, Nov 18, 2015 03:30:00 PM

Dan Boyle will be subbed out for Dylan McIlrath on Sunday against the Maple Leafs.

Thus continues Coach Vigneault's swing between Boyle and McIlrath. Boyle has managed just three points in 11 games so far, but McIlrath has no points and no other metrics to show for his efforts. "I think the struggle this year has just been between the ears," Boyle said. "Mentally, I’ve struggled with my confidence. That’s where a lot of the work needs to be done and get better."
Sun, Nov 15, 2015 05:05:00 PM

Dan Boyle admitted that his present situation is difficult for him.

Boyle has three points in 11 games this season. He's been listed as a healthy scratch on occasion in the interest of keeping him fresh and is averaging 17:59 minutes per game. "I feel fine (physically)," Boyle said. "I think the struggle this year has just been between the ears. Mentally, I’ve struggled with my confidence. That’s where a lot of the work needs to be done and get better." He's expected to continue to be scratched occasionally when the Rangers are in the midst of busy sections of their schedule. That's part of the reason we're not expecting big things from him in 2015-16.
Tue, Nov 10, 2015 09:09:00 AM

The New York Rangers will rest 39-year-old Dan Boyle from time-to-time this season.

The move will give Boyle some rest and not tire him out for the playoffs while also giving Dylan McIlrath some much needed playing time. Boyle had just 20 points in 65 games last season and is doing about the same this season with three assists in 11 games. He has little fantasy value.
Sun, Nov 8, 2015 08:06:00 AM

Dan Boyle will replace Dylan McIlrath against the Coyotes on Saturday night.

Unfortunately, neither Boyle nor McIlrath are much a fantasy asset. Boyle has two helpers through 10 games with not much else to his name, suggesting his time as a quality offensive defender has come to a swift end
Sat, Nov 7, 2015 07:13:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Derick Brassard
2Derek Stepan
3Oscar Lindberg
4Dominic Moore
LW1Rick Nash
2Chris Kreider
3J.T. Miller
4Daniel Paille
5Tanner Glass
RW1Mats Zuccarello
2Kevin Hayes
3Viktor Stalberg
4Jesper Fast
D1Ryan McDonagh
2Keith Yandle
3Dan Girardi
4Marc Staal
5Dan Boyle
6Kevin Klein
7Dylan McIlrath
G1Henrik Lundqvist
2Antti Raanta