Acquired from the Anaheim Ducks on March 2, Boynton had 1 assist and a plus-4 rating in seven regular-season games, and was scoreless with a plus-2 rating in three Stanley Cup Playoff games -- Games 4, 5 and 6 of the Final.
The 31-year-old had 8 points (1 goal, 7 assists) and a plus-5 rating in 49 games last season with the Ducks and Blackhawks. He also earned 5 assists in 15 AHL games, with Manitoba and Rockford.
A 1999 first-round draft pick of the Boston Bruins, Boynton has 136 points in 554 games with the Bruins, Coyotes, Panthers, Ducks and Blackhawks.
It seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
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