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2015 NHL Draft
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Brian Boyle
NUMBER: 11 BIRTHDATE: December 18, 1984  (AGE 30)
HEIGHT: 6' 7" BIRTHPLACE: Hingham, MA, United States
WEIGHT: 244 DRAFTED: LAK / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (26th overall)
2015 Stanley Cup Playoffs - Landed four hits and went 8-for-12 (67%) in the faceoff circle in Game 5 vs. Chicago - Leads all Lightning forwards for average time on ice while on the penalty kill (2:11) - Returned to the Lightning lineup in Game 2 at New York after missing one game with an undisclosed injury - Scored his second career postseason shorthanded goal in Game 1 vs. Detroit First Round - 7 GP, 1G, 0A, 1 PTS, +0, 4 PIM Second Round - 6 GP, 0G, 1A, 1 PTS, -2, 2 PIM ECF - 6 GP, 0G, 0A 0 PTS, +1, 2 PIM Stanley Cup - 5 GP, 0G, 0A, 0 PTS, -2, 0 PIM 2014-15 Regular Season - Led all Lightning forwards for average shorthanded time on ice (2:24) - Ranked first on the Lightning for shorthanded goals with three CAREER PLAYOFF HIGHS: Goals: 1 (10x, Last: 4/16/15 vs. DET) Assists: 1 (11x, Last: 5/3/15 at MTL) Points: 2 (5/6/13 vs. WSH) TOI: 31:05 (5/2/12 at WSH)
Prep School Player of the Year (2003) Hockey East First All-Star Team (2006, 2007) NCAA East Second All-American Team (2006) NCAA East First All-American Team (2007) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (2007) AHL All-Rookie Team (2008) Traded to NY Rangers by Los Angeles for NY Rangers' 3rd round choice (Jordan Weal) in 2010 Entry Draft, June 27, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 1, 2014.
Quote of the Day

He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.

— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft