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Born: Dorchester, Massachusetts
How Acquired: Acquired by the Rangers in a trade with the Los Angeles Kings on June 27, 2009 in exchange for a 2010 third-round draft pick.
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New York Rangers
• Boyle was a first-round draft pick of the Kings in 2003. But he ended up playing just 36 games with Los Angeles, scoring eight goals in parts of two seasons. The Kings, of course, were hoping for more than that.
• In New York, Boyle has blossomed as a fourth-line pivot and is adept as a penalty-killer. He scored a career-high 21 goals in 2010-11.
• Boyle has 12 siblings.
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