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Eric Boulton | Winger

Team: New York Islanders
Age / DOB:  (38) / 8/17/1976
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 224
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The New York Islanders locked up Eric Boulton for another season on Sunday.
He doesn't provide much more than PIM (88 in 23 games this season), so mainly a JFYI. Mar 23 - 4:58 PM

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Eric Boulton was back in the lineup on Saturday and scored his first of the season.

Boulton is known more for his enforcer ways than scoring but he turned the tables on Saturday. Boulton was on the ice for only 7:23 minutes and this may well be his only goal of the season so enjoy it while you can.
Sun, Nov 24, 2013 08:49:00 AM

Eric Boulton has agreed to a one-year extension with the New York Islanders.

Boulton was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent this summer. He had no points and 36 penalty minutes in 15 games in 2013.
Fri, May 17, 2013 03:02:00 PM

Eric Boulton and/or Matt Carkner may get to play in New York's last two games of the regular season.

The Islanders play Philadelphia Thursday and Buffalo on Friday to finish their regular-season schedule and they could use the extra muscle. However, coach Jack Capuano doesn't anticipate changing his lineup that much prior to the start of the playoffs.
Thu, Apr 25, 2013 10:28:00 AM

Eric Boulton has agreed to a one-year deal with the New York Islanders.

In 51 games with the New Jersey Devils, Boulton generated no points and 115 penalty minutes. He is excited to be joining a "promising young team" like the Islanders, where he will probably be assigned the role of protector.
Sun, Jul 1, 2012 04:17:00 PM

Eric Boulton is on unconditional waivers.

Boulton will probably be bought out if he clears waivers. He would have made $750,000 in 2012-13.
Sat, Jun 30, 2012 12:52:00 PM

Eric Boulton went unclaimed on waivers.

The New Jersey Devils will not send Boulton down yet. He will play in Monday's game against the Rangers.
Mon, Feb 27, 2012 12:16:00 PM

Eric Boulton will stay on the Devils active roster if he clears waivers Monday afternoon.

We'll find out shortly if another team wants Boulton. However, he will play in Monday's game if he's still a part of the Devils' organization when the puck drops.
Mon, Feb 27, 2012 11:38:00 AM

Eric Boulton was surprised when the Devils informed him that he would be placed on waivers.

"I feel like I’m a big part of this team on the ice and in the locker room," Boulton said. "I think all the players know that and I think I definitely contribute." Teams have until noon on Monday to claim him. Devils GM Lou Lamoriello said that he wanted to preserve the option of sending him to the AHL, if he's not getting sufficient ice time. Players who are inked to one-way contracts have to clear waivers before the trade deadline in order to be sent to the minors after the deadline.
Sat, Feb 25, 2012 04:16:00 PM

Eric Boulton is on the waiver wire.

Boulton has no points and 76 penalty minutes in 36 games this season. He doesn't have any fantasy value in standard leagues and we don't think that will change.
Sat, Feb 25, 2012 01:30:00 PM

Eric Boulton sustained cuts above and below his left eye during Friday's game that required seven or eight stitches to close.

Boulton got the cuts during his fight with Anaheim's George Parros and, not realizing that he was bleeding, was initially upset when the linesmen broke up the fight. "I wanted to keep going," Boulton said. "I wasn’t hurt. I didn’t feel the blood until (the linesmen) started coming in and then I felt it trickle down. I don’t know what the rules are. The linesmen are doing their job trying to protect the players. It was the heat of the moment, so I was a little ticked off that I didn’t get a chance to get back at him, but they’re just doing their job." He isn't expected to miss any playing time.
Sat, Feb 18, 2012 10:44:00 AM

The NHL has fined Eric Boulton $2,500 for slashing New York Rangers forward Mike Rupp on Tuesday night.

He didn't receive a penalty on the play for the incident in question, but his wallet has taken a hit now. Boulton has no points and 60 PIMs in 27 games this season.
Wed, Feb 1, 2012 05:20:00 PM

Eric Boulton will suit up on Wednesday night versus Buffalo.

He has watched the past two games as a healthy scratch. Ryan Carter will head to the press box instead.
Wed, Dec 28, 2011 01:25:00 PM

Eric Boulton was activated off injured reserve and returned to New Jersey's lineup on Wednesday night from a non-displaced fracture in his right hand.

He played slightly under eight minutes in a 6-1 loss to Colorado after being out of action since Oct. 21. Boulton has 19 penalty minutes in five games this season.
Thu, Dec 1, 2011 07:56:00 AM

Eric Boulton (hand) may be available to play on Wednesday night if he reports no ill-effects during the team's morning skate.

He hasn't played since Oct. 21 against San Jose when he broke his hand in a fight with blueliner Douglas Murray. Boulton still needs to be activated off injured reserve.
Wed, Nov 30, 2011 08:07:00 AM

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