Thursday, July 10, 2014
GLENDALE, ARIZONA - Arizona Coyotes Co-Owner, President and CEO Anthony LeBlanc announced today that the Coyotes have hired former NHL defenseman Nick Boynton to serve as the team's radio color analyst. Boynton will join veteran play-by-play announcer Bob Heethuis in the booth to call all 82 regular season games for the Coyotes this year.
"We are very pleased that Nick has decided to join our broadcast team," said LeBlanc. "Nick is a former Coyotes defenseman who had a great NHL career. We are confident that our fans will enjoy listening to his insight and analysis on our radio games this season. Bob and Nick will make a great team."
The 35-year-old Boynton played 11 seasons in the NHL with Boston, Phoenix, Florida, Anaheim, Chicago and Philadelphia. In 2010, he won a Stanley Cup as a member of the Chicago Blackhawks.
Boynton, a native of Nobleton, Ontario, played 605 career NHL games recording 34-110-144 and 862 penalty minutes. He played two seasons with the Coyotes from 2006-2008 appearing in 138 games and registering 5-18-23 and 263 penalty minutes.
Boynton was originally drafted by the Washington Capitals (1st round, 9th overall) in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft. He re-entered the draft in 1999 and was selected 21st overall by the Boston Bruins.