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Johnny Boychuk

Born:January 19, 1984Draft:2002 Avalanche 61st Overall
Hometown:Edmonton, AlbertaPosition:Defense
Known For:Shoots/Catches:Right
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Retired

John Paul Boychuk (born January 19, 1984) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenseman under contract with the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League (NHL). Drafted 61st overall in 2002 by the Colorado Avalanche, he played for the Avalanche, the Boston Bruins and New York Islanders. In 2011, he was a part of the Bruins’ Stanley Cup championship team. He was traded to the Islanders prior to the 2014–15 season, where he would announce retirement after six seasons with the team.

Johnny Boychuk
Johnny Boychuk (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Achievements

  • AHL First All-Star Team (2009)
  • AHL Best Defenseman (2009)
  • Stanley Cup Winner (2011)

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