The 36-year-old Boulton had 36 penalty minutes in 15 games this season for New York. He has 27 goals, 46 assists and 1,301 penalty minutes in 615 career NHL games with Buffalo, Atlanta, New Jersey and the Islanders.
I spent a long summer thinking about that playoff series and what could have been. [The Blackhawks] ended up being the Stanley Cup champions, so we know we lost to a very good team. It's tough to know how close we were, and it motivates us for this year.
— Nashville captain Shea Weber in an interview with the Predators website