8:05 AM EDT, Mon April 27, 2015
New York Post Apr 21, 2015

Boychuk giving Isles the clutch gene they need for playoff run

It’s hard to envision Johnny Boychuk having a more difficult task than the one he had on Sunday, when he matched up against Alex Ovechkin and kept perhaps the NHL’s...
Newsday Apr 20, 2015

Playoff veteran Johnny Boychuk has priorities straight

A day after he made the play that everybody was talking about, Johnny Boychuk was ready to forget about it. As a veteran defenseman, he realizes that in the playoffs, you have to leave behind the good as quickly as you do the bad.
CSN Washington Apr 20, 2015

Boychuk doing good job of slowing Russian 'tank'

Alex Ovechkin has one goal in three games against Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk. Barry Trotz said he'll need more from his 29-year-old captain in this series.
Lighthouse Hockey Apr 20, 2015

Islanders News: 15 Seconds over Washington; Boychuk's penalty killing spree; Caps fans harassed at Coliseum

The noise was brought. Time for some reflecting time after an eventful Sunday afternoon on Long Island. Islanders links: Recaps: LHH | Newsday | NY Post | NY Daily News | NY Times | Islanders | NHL.com | Japers On Tavares's Terrific  and Timely Tally: Puck Daddy | NY Post | NHL.com | WaPo | Russian Machine breaks down the play | National Post on it's place in Islanders history The captain is doing what every hockey player dreams of. [Newsday] Johnny Boychuk was a penalty killing machine in the second period. [Newsday | NY Post | CBS Sports | NHL.com] Vote for Lubo....
New York Post Apr 19, 2015

Boychuk doesn’t want attention for his superb performance

Johnny Boychuk wanted to deflect the praise, but there was no hiding from the fact he acted like a shutdown cornerback on Alex Ovechkin all Sunday afternoon. “It’s just your...
Newsday Apr 19, 2015

Johnny Boychuk's superb defensive effort doesn't go unnoticed

The sellout crowd at Nassau Coliseum had a few chants throughout Sunday's Game 3 thriller. There was "MVP" for John Tavares, a couple scattered "Halak" chants for goaltender Jaroslav Halak and, perhaps a bit unlikely, a Johnny Boychuk chant as the second period ended, even though Boychuk's name doesn't appear on the final scoresheet.
Japers' Rink Apr 14, 2015

Get to Know an Islander: Johnny Boychuk

As part of the build-up to the first-round playoff series between the Capitals and the Islanders, Japers' Rink will be looking at some of the important but perhaps lesser-known players on the Islanders and how they might impact the series. Johnny Boychuk #55 / Defenseman / New York Islanders Height: 6-2 | Weight: 225 | Born: Jan 19, 1984 Birthplace: Edmonton, ALB | Drafted: 61st, 2002 (Colorado) Assets Owns a heavy point shot (an asset on the power play) and has good instincts that endear him to his coaches. Is a quality teammate. Loves to initiate contact. Flaws Is somewhat...
New York Post Apr 14, 2015

Start of playoffs a chance for up-and-down Islanders to start fresh

On an Islanders team filled with playoff novices, Johnny Boychuk is an exception. The defenseman won a Stanley Cup while with the Bruins in 2011, so he knows more than...
Newsday Apr 13, 2015

Nick Leddy, Johnny Boychuk bring much-needed playoff experience to Islanders

Nick Leddy and Johnny Boychuk have been around this postseason thing before -- many, many times before. Leddy hasn't missed the playoffs in his five NHL seasons; this will be Boychuk's sixth consecutive playoff appearance. The defense pair has 123 playoff games between them, more than the rest of the defense corps put together and then some. Each has played for a Stanley Cup winner.

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