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Coyotes Reinstate Boynton

by Staff Writer / Arizona Coyotes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:


Friday, May, 29, 2015

GLENDALE, ARIZONA --- The Arizona Coyotes announced today that Radio Color Analyst Nick Boynton has been reinstated by the Club. Boynton was suspended on March 26 after being involved in an incident in a Buffalo casino. On May 8, Boynton plead guilty to disorderly conduct charges and agreed to perform 100 hours of community service as well as continue with alcohol counseling.

Nick Boynton

"I’ve met with Nick several times and he knows he made a terrible mistake," said Coyotes Co-Owner, President and CEO Anthony LeBlanc. "Nick is a good person and everyone deserves a second chance. He recently completed his alcohol counseling program and will now be reinstated as our radio color analyst."

The 36-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.

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