Name Riley Boychuk
Height 1.93 m
Salary 592,500 USD (2014)
|Playing career |
Role Ice hockey player
Weight 98 kg
|Born February 20, 1991 (age 24)
Abbotsford, BC, CAN (1991-02-20) |
team Former teams Free Agent Rochester Americans Albany Devils
NHL Draft 208th overall, 2010 Buffalo Sabres
Similar People John Hynes, Rick Kowalsky, Peter DeBoer, Henrik Tallinder, Bryce Salvador
Riley Boychuk major
Riley Boychuk (born February 20, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He is currently an unrestricted free agent who previously played with the Elmira Jackals of the ECHL. Boychuk was selected by the Buffalo Sabres in the 7th round (208th overall) of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.
Boychuk played four seasons (2007-2011) of major junior hockey with the Portland Winterhawks of the Western Hockey League (WHL) where he scored 39 goals and 44 assists for 83 points, and registered 391 penalty minutes, in 194 games played.
On July 7, 2013, the Buffalo Sabres traded Boychuk to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for defenceman Henrik Tallinder. On January 19, 2014 Boychuck was reassigned to the Elmira Jackals. Boychuck registered his first point as a Jackal, an assist on January 24, 2014 against the Fort Wayne Komets.