4:27 AM EDT, Tue March 31, 2015

Greg Wyshynski, Puck Daddy, joins Sunday Skate live from SXSW to discuss the Bruins and the Johnny Boychuk deal 3-15-15

Greg is calling the show after a long night at SXSW and gives the guys a few things he's witnessed there so far. He then discuss the Boychuk deal and why although he understands where the Islanders were coming from, it's probably not the best deal. Greg discusses the Bruins "flipping the switch", the best matchups for them, Montreal's chances going forward, the Connolly deal and more.
Newsday Mar 14, 2015

Johnny Boychuk extension signifies a new era for contract offers

There's lots to like about Johnny Boychuk's seven-year, $42 million contract extension, the biggest reason being the obvious one: The Islanders get to keep a key contributor to this season's success for seven more years at a decent salary-cap number for a team not interested in pushing the upper limits of the cap.
New York Daily News Mar 13, 2015
Islanders miss the mark in 2-1 loss to Senators

Islanders miss the mark in 2-1 loss to Senators

After Johnny Boychuk signed his extension on Thursday, Friday night was almost supposed to be a celebration of sorts.
New York Post Mar 13, 2015

Boychuk pact proves these aren’t your older brother’s Islanders

One month. That’s how long Johnny Boychuk spent as an Islander before he realized it is the team he wants to call his own for a good long while. “The...
Lighthouse Hockey Mar 13, 2015

Johnny Boychuk agrees to 7-year, $42 million extension with Islanders

The big hitting defenseman will earn an average of $6 million a year. This is how huge contract extensions are announced in the year 2015. In a series of tiny, graphical notes from four different sources over the course of about five minutes. Follow along and taste the future: Check out the newest #Isles player on Twitter --> @JoBoych #YesYesYes — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) March 12, 2015 Yes! Yes! Yes! For seven more years!! — Johnny B (@joboych) March 12, 2015 BREAKING: #Isles sign Johnny Boychuk to seven-year, $42 million contract. — Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday)...
Lighthouse Hockey Mar 13, 2015

Isles Thoughts from Elliotte Friedman: Happy Boychuk, Caps try to solve E=MC2

Loading up. The Islanders don't often appear in Elliotte Friedman's indispensable 30 Thoughts column, but when they do, it's almost always with an item worth discussing. In today's edition, Friedman has a few notes on the signing of Johnny Boychuk to a seven-year, $42 million extension, including insight into the negotiating process and some players that were less willing to say yes to Garth Snow's offers. (and hey look at that. It's the first two Thoughts, too) 1. Very impressive off-ice victory for the New York Islanders getting Johnny Boychuk to sign. Five years ago, Dan Hamhuis, Paul...
Lighthouse Hockey Mar 13, 2015

Islanders Gameday News: Boychuk on Board; Senators storm in; Mangano mistaken; Rangers hatin'

Put the champagne away. It's game time. After yesterday's excitement, the Islanders get back to work tonight against the Senators, who beat the Canadiens 5-2 last night. FIG picks go here. Keep an eye out for scratches later this morning or just follow the plumes of smoking rising from the villagers' torches. Islanders links Yes. It's all true. Johnny Boychuk is now on Twitter at @JoBoych. Oh. One more thing. He also signed a seven-year, $42 million contract extension with the Islanders. A big ticket for a big part of the locker room. [LHH with updates | Newsday] Opinions on the Boychuk...
Mile High Hockey Mar 13, 2015

Colorado Avalanche: News From Around the NHL March 13th, 2015

Sometimes it isn't your night... but it sure was Getzlaf's night. Scoring two goals on his first two shots of the game. [SB Nation] What can you do to help women's hockey? [Habs Eyes on the Prize] A look at which teams might be in for a new jersey next season. [Icethetics] The Islanders ink Johnny Boychuk for another seven years. [TSN] Going to 30 NHL games in 30 nights sounds like a dream... even better when it's to raise money for a charity! [Sportsnet] The OHL Belleville Bulls are moving to Hamilton next season. [The Star] Do players being benched for being tardy happens more than you...
New York Post Mar 12, 2015

Islanders sign Johnny Boychuk to seven-year, $42M deal

Johnny Boychuk and the Islanders agreed on a long-term contract extension that assures two of the club’s top defensemen will stick together well after the team relocates to Brooklyn next...
Broad Street Hockey Mar 12, 2015

Don't compare Johnny Boychuk with Andrew MacDonald because it will make you cry

[expletive] Well, this is depressing. The difference between the two is $1 million AAV. #sigh pic.twitter.com/TIjyLnJ9fe — Mikey D, O&BP (@MikeyD_OandBP) March 12, 2015 Boychuk/Leddy: $11.5m Streit/McDonald: $10.5m Garth Snow is the MAN. #Isles — Jim (@JimGolembowski) March 12, 2015 Johnny Boychuk has been great for the New York Islanders this season, and he got paid for it today, signing a seven-year, $42 million contract extension with the Isles. That's going to hurt in a few years probably, but the Islanders needed to keep Boychuk around and he's definitely a key piece...
New York Daily News Mar 12, 2015
Islanders' Johnny Boychuk signs 7-year, $42M extension

Islanders' Johnny Boychuk signs 7-year, $42M extension

Johnny Rocket isn't going anywhere. Islanders defenseman Johnny Boychuk signed a seven-year extension on Thursday worth $42 million.
Newsday Mar 12, 2015

Islanders sign Johnny Boychuk to contract extension

Johnny Boychuk signed a seven-year, $42-million contract extension on Thursday, just the latest Islander to commit to the franchise long term.
Lighthouse Hockey Mar 12, 2015

Oh Johnny Boy: Islanders, Boychuk agree to 7-year, $42 million extension

Double Nickels rolls a big seven. This is how huge contract extensions are announced in the year 2015. In a series of tiny, graphical notes from four different sources over the course of about five minutes. Follow along and taste the future: Check out the newest #Isles player on Twitter --> @JoBoych #YesYesYes — New York Islanders (@NYIslanders) March 12, 2015 Yes! Yes! Yes! For seven more years!! — Johnny B (@joboych) March 12, 2015 BREAKING: #Isles sign Johnny Boychuk to seven-year, $42 million contract. — Arthur Staple (@StapeNewsday) March 12, 2015 As @StapeNewsday...

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