Isles acquire D Boyle from Sharks

 

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Uniondale, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - The New York Islanders acquired defenseman Dan Boyle from the San Jose Sharks on Thursday in exchange for a conditional pick in the 2015 NHL Draft.

The Sharks will receive a fourth-round selection in 2015 if Boyle, scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent on July 1, signs with the Islanders. If not, the choice will be a fifth-rounder.

Boyle led all San Jose defenseman in points (36) and goals (12) over 75 games this past season.

The 37-year-old blueliner has posted 144 goals and 417 assists over 954 career regular-season games with the Florida Panthers, Tampa Bay Lightning and Sharks.

Boyle, a two-time All-Star, has also tallied 14 goals and 56 assists in 107 playoff games during his 15-year career.

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