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Dan Boyle

Dan Boyle  #22

New York Rangers  Defenseman
NUMBER: 22 BIRTHDATE: July 12, 1976  (AGE 39)
HEIGHT: 5' 11" BIRTHPLACE: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Shoots: Right
ENTERING THE 2015-16 SEASON: - Is the only NHL defenseman who has recorded at least 20 points in each of the last 14 seasons (since 2000-01) - Is one of four NHL defensemen who are the all-time leader in points by a defenseman for two different franchises (SJS and TBL) - Leads NHL defensemen in points (522) since 2002-03 - Leads NHL defensemen in PPP (144) and is tied for second among NHL defensemen in PPA (109) since 2008-09 2014-15 NOTES: - Ranked fourth on the Rangers in average ice time (20:14), ranked fifth in blocked shots (79), and tied for fifth in PPG (three) and GWG (three) - Tied for first among team defensemen in goals and PPG, ranked second in GWG, and tied for third in points and plus/minus rating (plus-18) - Tied for second in the NHL in PPA (five) and tied for fifth in PPP (six) in the playoffs - Led NHL defensemen in PPP, tied for first in PPA, tied for second in goals (three), tied for third in GWG (one), and tied for sixth in points (10) in the playoffs
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. Traded to NY Islanders by San Jose for NY Islanders' 5th round choice in 2015 Entry Draft, June 5, 2014. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 1, 2014.
Quote of the Day

In respect to the organization and my teammates, it was the best move. When I look back at my career and all the different things I had to overcome, I have no regrets. It was great.

— Devils captain Bryce Salvador on retiring from the National Hockey League Wednesday