PLAYOFFS: Registered an assist and +1 rating in Game 4 @ LAK on 4/24…Picked up an assist in Game 3 vs. LAK on 4/22…Registered a pair of assists and +2 in Game 2 vs. LAK on 4/20…Making his 10th career appearance in the postseason…Won the Stanley Cup with Tampa Bay in 2004…Ranks first in Sharks franchise history for playoff points by a defenseman, registering 44 points (11-33=44) in 56 playoff games with the club.
2013-14 GAME NOTES: 1st amongst Sharks defensemen in points and goals…His 12 goals were Boyle’s most in a single season since 2009-10 (15)…T-12th amongst NHL defensemen in goals…Had a five game point streak from Mar. 25-April 3…Became the sixth Sharks d-man in history to score goals in three straight games from Mar. 27 thru Apr. 1…Recorded two assists on Dec. 3 at Toronto, including his 400th career assist…Scored two power-play goals, his 12th career multi-goal game, on Nov. 10 at Winnipeg.
CCHA First All-Star Team (1997, 1998) NCAA West First All-American Team (1997, 1998) AHL All-Rookie Team (1999) AHL Second All-Star Team (1999, 2000) NHL Second All-Star Team (2007, 2009)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (2009, 2011)
Signed as a free agent by Florida, March 30, 1998. Traded to Tampa Bay by Florida for Tampa Bay's 5th round choice (Martin Tuma) in 2003 Entry Draft, January 7, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Djurgarden (Sweden), November 14, 2004. Missed majority of 2007-08 due to off-ice wrist injury, September 22, 2007 and resulting surgery, November 6, 2007. Traded to San Jose by Tampa Bay with Brad Lukowich for Matt Carle, Ty Wishart, San Jose's 1st round choice (later traded to Ottawa, later traded to NY Islanders, later traded to Columbus, later traded to Anahaim - Anaheim selected Kyle Palmieri) in 2009 Entry Draft and San Jose's 4th round choice (James Mullin) in 2010 Entry Draft, July 4, 2008.