The Tampa Bay Lightning has made their second splash of free agency as they have signed forward Brian Boyle.
Can confirm that Brian Boyle got three years from #TBLightning.
— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) July 1, 2014
The value of the contract is $6 million, so Boyle will count on average $2 million a season against the salary cap.
He also had 154 hits and blocked 54 shots this past season. He stands 6-feet-7 and weights 244 lbs.
Boyle has spent the last five seasons with the New York Rangers after spending his first two years in the league with the Los Angeles Kings.
In 391 regular season games, he has 100 points (52-48) and has added 19 points in 58 playoff appearances. He’s also wracked up 311 penalty minutes in the regular season and seven fights.