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Dan Boyle
Dan Boyle
Defenseman
(BOIL)
Number: 22
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 190
Shoots: Right
Born: Jul 12, 1976  (Age 38)
Birthplace: Ottawa, ON, Canada
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Acquired: From Florida for a fifth-round choice in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft on January 7, 2002.
2006-07 SEASON
Was selected to the NHL’s post season 2nd All-Star Team … Set the franchise record for goals by a defenseman with 20 … Ranked 4th on the team in points (63), goals (20), assists (43) and PPG (10) … Ranked 3rd on the team in GWG (4) … Led the team in power-play points (10-27-37)… Recorded a career high with 63 points, the 2nd most by a defenseman in Lightning history … Ranked 2nd in the NHL for TOI with 2,218:07 during the season … Played in all 82 games for the first time in his NHL career … Logged a season-high 33:25 of ice time 4/7 at ATL … Tied a career high with his 4th GWG of the season 4/3 vs. CAR … Set the franchise record for goals by a defenseman in a season with his 18th 3/24 vs. OTT … Scored his 1st career shorthanded goal 3/13 at TOR … Became the Lightning’s all-time points by a defenseman leader with 210th on an assist 2/15 vs. WSH … Tied for 6th on the franchise assist list (Gratton) with his 148th 11/9 vs. PIT … Scored his 1st career hat trick and had a career-high 4 points, tying the franchise record for goals and points in a period, 12/23 vs. NYR … He became the 2nd defenseman in franchise history to score 3 goals in a game … Played in his 300th game with the Lightning 11/28 vs. WSH … Scored 2 goals in the 3rd period, including the game-tying goal with 21 seconds remaining, for his 1st multi-goal game of the season 11/24 vs. ATL … Recorded his 2nd consecutive two-assist game and extended a point streak to 4 games (0-6-6) 10/29 vs. SJS.

2007 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS
Recorded an assist and logged 29:10 of ice time in Game 1 … Was a plus-2 and logged 24:15 of ice time in Game 2 … Logged 30:36 of ice time, had a plus-1 rating and had six shots on goal in Game 4 … Blocked three shots and landed two hits in Game 5.

CAREER
2005-06: Recorded 2 assists for his 10th multi-point game of the season 3/17 vs. PHI ... Scored 2 goals and added an assist for his 2nd multi-goal game of the season and tied his career best for points in a game 3/7 at PIT ... Dished out 3 assists for the 3rd time in his career (last: 11/29/02 vs. VAN) 2/11 at BOS ... Was selected to the taxi squad for the Canadian Olympic team ... Had a career-best 7-game assist streak from 11/27-12/15 (0-8-8) ...  Scored 2 goals, his 3rd career multi-goal game 11/23 at WSH ... Scored his 1st goal of the season, the GWG, and logged a team-high 23:44 of ice time 10/5 vs. CAR … 2006 Playoffs: Was tied for 3rd on the team in points with 4 and assists with 3 in 5 games … Averaged 25:53 of ice time per game to lead the team … Had a point (1-3-4) and led the team in ice time in 4 of 5 games of the ECQF vs. OTT … Skated a playoff team-high 26:59 in Game 5 vs. OTT … Scored the game-tying goal leading to the game winner by Martin St. Louis in Game 2 at OTT … 2004-05: Played 32 games with Djurgardens in Stockholm, Sweden … Scored 9 goals and added 9 assists with 47 PIM … Appeared in 12 playoff games and scored 2 goals and 5 points with 26 PIM.  2003-04: Recorded 9 goals and 30 assists for 39 points in 78 games … Set career highs in plus-minus (+23) and PIM (60) ... Averaged over 22:00 of ice time for the 3rd consecutive season and led all Lightning skaters for the 2nd consecutive year with 22:45 of time on ice per game … Was 1st among Lightning defensemen in power play points (5th overall on the team) … Ranked 2nd among Tampa Bay defensemen in +/- with a +23 rating … Recorded 7 multi-point games in 2003-04 giving him 26 on his career… Played his 300th career game 2/14 vs. FLA ... Set a new career best for penalty minutes in a game 11/28 vs. STL (10 PM) … Had 2 assists, 100th and 101st career assists 1/27 @ PIT ... Tied the franchise record for plus-minus rating in a game with a +5 1/3 vs. PHI ... 2004 Playoffs: Scored 2 goals and handed out 8 assists for 10 points in 23 playoff games … Established new career playoff bests in games played (23), goals (2), assists (8), points (10), plus-minus (+7), penalty minutes (16), and power play goals (1) … Had 3 2-game point streaks (last: 5/25-5/27 in Cup Finals vs. CGY, 1-1-2) ... Scored his 1st career playoff goal and 1st playoff power play goal in Game 4 4/29 @ MTL ... Set a personal season high in ice time in Game 5 of ECQF vs. NYI with 28:39.  2002-03: Set career-highs in goals (13), assists (40), points (53), games played (77), and plus-minus (+9) … Led team in average ice time (24:30) ... Tied for 2nd on team in plus-minus ... Finished the season ranked 5th among NHL defensemen in points and tied for 5th in assists ... Posted 1st career multi-goal game with 2-0-2 at MIN (12/10) ... Tied career-long with a 5-game assist scoring streak from 1/18-1/25 (8 assists) ... Recorded 100th career point with goal 2/11 at NYI.  2003 Playoffs: Made playoff debut, recording 7 assists and 6 PIM in 11 games … Recorded 1st career playoff point with assist in Game 2 vs. WSH on 4/12/03.  2001-02: Appeared in 41 games with TB, posting 5-15-20 … Recorded 3-3-6 in 25 games with Florida … Set career-high in goals (8) and points (26) ... Tied career mark in assists (18) … Acquired by TB on 1/7 ... Made Lightning debut 1/8 vs. DAL with team-high 21:37 of ice time ... Assisted on team’s first goal in 3-2 win vs. NJ (1/21), his 1st point in a Lightning uniform … Produced a career-long 5-game scoring streak (3/2-3/12, 4-4-8) ... Scored his first goal with the Lightning 3/2 vs. FLA. 2000-01: Went 4-18-22 with 28 PIM in 69 games with Florida ... Finished 3rd among team defensemen in goals, assists and points ... Played most of the season on defense, but spent time at right wing ... Registered 3-game point streak (5 assists) 12/8-12/13/00 ... Logged 3-game point streak 2/24-2/28/01 (1-2-3) ... Played in 100th career NHL game 3/28/01 vs. MTL. 1999-2000: Played in 13 games with FLA, going 0-3-3 ... Was named AHL Player of the Week for the week of 10/4/99, the first week of the season ... Named AHL Second-Team All-Star ... Went 14-38-52 in 58 games, leading Louisville defensemen in goals, assists, points, PPG (6) and SHG (1) ... Played for Team Canada in 2000 AHL All-Star Classic 1/17/00 in Rochester, NY. 1998-99: Went 3-5-8 in 22 games with Florida ... Began year with Kentucky (AHL), going 8-34-42 in 53 contests ... Selected Second-Team AHL All-Star ... Named to AHL’s All-Rookie Team ... Started AHL All-Star Game 1/25/99 in Philadelphia, notching 2 assists ... Led AHL rookies in assists (34) at time of promotion ... Made NHL debut 2/18/00 at STL ... Recorded 1st NHL point (assist) 2/20/00 vs. PHX ... Scored 1st NHL goal and added 2 assists 2/24/00 vs. PHI (Vanbiesbrouck).

COLLEGE CAREER
Set school record for most career assists by a defenseman (107) ... Ranks among school's all-time leaders in assists (second), points (ninth) and GWG (seventh) Recorded 11 multiple-point games, including a 5-point contest and a pair of 4-point efforts. 1997-98: NCAA West First Team All-American Finalist for Hobey Baker Award as top U.S. collegian ... Named First-Team All-CCHA for second straight season, becoming 1st Miami player to earn that distinction ... Named CCHA's Best Offensive Defenseman Tied for team lead in scoring at Miami-Ohio (CCHA), with 40 points (14-26-40) in 37 games ... Led team in plus/minus (+7) and finished 2nd in PIM (58) ... Highest-scoring defenseman in CCHA. 1996-97: NCAA West First Team All-American Named First Team All-CCHA ... Named team's Top Offensive Player Led Miami in assists (43) while finishing second in points (54). 1995-96: Went 7-20-27 in 36 games with Miami. 1994-95: Named to CCHA All-Rookie Team.

TRANSACTIONS
Acquired from FLA for a fifth round selection in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft on 1/7/02 Signed by FLA as an undrafted free agent on 3/30/98.

PERSONAL
Started skating at age 6... Was a Philadelphia Flyers fan growing up and wears number 22 because of Rick Tocchet ... Favorite player is Brian Leetch... Was a pitcher in baseball.

FIRSTS
Game:     NHL - 2/18/99 at STL
    Lightning - 1/8/02 vs. DAL
Goal:     NHL - 2/24/99 vs. PHI (Vanbiesbrouck)
    Lightning - 3/2/02 vs. FLA (Luongo)
Assist: NHL - 2/20/99 vs. PHX
    Lightning - 1/21/02 vs. NJ

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
Goals
Game:    3 (12/23/06 vs. NYR)
Season:    20 (2006-07)
Multi-Goal Games:        7
    In 2006-07:    3 (last - 3/24/07 vs. OTT)
Hat Tricks:    1
Streak:    3 (3/8/02-3/12/02, 3g)
    In 2006-07:    2 (3 times, last – 3/31-4/3/07, 2g)

Assists
Game:    3 (3 times, last – 2/11/06 @ BOS)
Season:    43 (2006-07)
Streak:    7 (11/27-12/15/05, 8a)
    In 2006-07:    4 (10/21-10/29/06, 6a)

Points
Game:    4 (12/23/06 vs. NYR)
Season:    63 (2006-07)
Multi-Point Games:    54
    In 2006-07:    18 (last – 3/31/07 vs. WSH, 1g-1a)
Streak:    10 (4/10/02-10/25/02, 3g-11a)
    In 2006-07:    6 (3/3-3/16/07, 2g, 4a)

Games Played Streak:    126 (12/16/04-3/25/06)
Most PIM in a Game:    10 (11/28/03 vs. STL)
Most Shots in a Game:     7 (11/23/05 at WSH)