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#ThanksBoyler Fan Tweets

by San Jose Sharks @SanJoseSharks /

Dan Boyle announced his retirement from the NHL on Wednesday, October 5, at SAP Center after a 17-year career. He decided to retire as a Shark and will reside with his family in San Jose. Fans of the defenseman reacted on Twitter to his announcement and shared their favorite memories of the fan favorite using #ThanksBoyler.

Tweet from @Ameces: #ThanksBoyler always showed great dignity and sportmanship. Undrafted, but always worthy for #SJSharks. And talk about that special humor!

Tweet from @kmckenney: I'm Feeling 22��� the only reason I know this song. Favorite. Shark. Ever. Period.#ThanksBoyler

Tweet from @JarrodsWorld: My favorite Sharks player the entire time he played for us, dazzling the crowd with his skil, grit, and determination. #ThanksBoyler

Tweet from @lyonsspencer0: Throwback to my birthday, April 2nd 2009 when Boyle scored the game winner at my first @NHL game ever! #ThanksBoyler @SanJoseSharks

Tweet from @aj_strong: @SanJoseSharks #ThanksBoyler Getting that first goal vs Colorado the game after putting one past Nabby. #Redemption

Tweet from @thegreatcucuzza: Not many people can say they beat Nabokov in the playoffs in OT. #ThanksBoyler #westillwon

Tweet from @Charbsy: Six years ago in Ottawa. Ill never forget that day! Congrats on a great career. #ThanksBoyler @SanJoseSharks

Tweet from @teri_h: Great player. Great guy. #ThanksBoyler for always being so kind to your fans. We're gonna miss you.

Tweet from @Dripping_Bleu: Thank you being an amazing person on and off the ice! Thank you for signing my jersey too! We will love and miss you! #ThanksBoyler

Tweet from @chedsy22: Thank you, Dan Boyle. An outstanding career in the NHL and many great years with the Sharks. #ThanksBoyler

Tweet from @leo_fiasco: Happy Retirement to one of my favorite @SanJoseSharks!! #ThanksBoyler #SharksForLife

Tweet from @MeganGranichTri: Makes my heart smile seeing Dan Boyle choose to retire as a Shark! #ThanksBoyler #INeedHisJersey

Tweet from @JHWins: It's always a sad moment when your favorite player decides to retire... #ThanksBoyler

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