Brian Boyle Traded To The Maple Leafs


From the Tampa Bay Lightning : 


TAMPA BAY - The Tampa Bay  Lightning have acquired forward Byron Froese (FRAYZ) and a 2017 conditional second round pick from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange  for forward Brian Boyle, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced Monday. 

                                    

The  conditional pick in 2017 will be the highest second-round choice  between the Maple Leafs' own or previously acquired selections from  either San Jose or Ottawa.

The Lightning will assign Froese to the  Syracuse Crunch. Also, Yzerman announced that forward Pierre-Luc  Letourneau-Leblond will be assigned to the Toronto Marlies. 

Froese,  25, has appeared in two games with the Maple Leafs this season, posting  two shots on goal. The 6-foot, 205-pound forward has skated in 58  career NHL games, all with Toronto over the past two seasons, collecting  two goals and five points. He made his NHL debut against the Montreal  Canadiens on October 24, 2015. Froese scored his first career NHL goal  on December 19 against the Los Angeles Kings. 

The  Winkler, Manitoba native has also played in 48 games with the Marlies  this season, posting 24 goals and 39 points to go along with 18 penalty  minutes. Froese paces the Marlies for both goals and points. He's  appeared in 195 career AHL games, registering 49 goals and 101 points to  go along with 81 penalty minutes. 

Froese was originally drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the fourth round, 119th overall, at the 2009 NHL Draft. 


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