Brian Boyle (2003-07) and Chris Kreider (2009-12) look to become the 11th and 12th Eagles in BC history to have their names etched onto the Stanley Cup
BRIAN PAUL BOYLE; born December 18, 1984 ... shoots left ... has participated in the Los Angeles Kings Development Camp three times (2003, 2004 and 2006) ... earned the 2002-03 John Carlton Memorial Trophy, given annually by the Boston Bruins to the outstanding student-athlete in Eastern Massachusetts high school hockey.
AS A JUNIOR (2005-06): Played in all 42 games ... earned AHCA All-America second-team honors ... earned Hockey East All-Conference first-team honors ... shared the program's John A. "Snooks" Kelley Award (with Peter Harrold) as the player who best typifies Boston College hockey ... earned All-Tournament team honors at the NCAA Tournament's Northeast Regional in Worcester, Mass. ... gained All-Tournament recognition at the Hockey East Tournament, recording seven points - two goals and five assists - in four games ... finished second on the team in scoring with 52 points - 22 goals and a team-high 30 assists ... finished second among all Hockey East players with 33 points - 18 goals and 15 assists - in 27 league games; tied Chris Collins for the league lead in goals and power-play goals (eight) ... was second in the conference with a plus-31 rating; also finished second among all Hockey East players with a plus-22 rating in conference games ... enjoyed 18 multiple-point performances, three four-point performances and four three-point games ... enjoyed five multiple-goal games, including one four-goal effort and one three-goal performance ... tallied nine power-play goals, one shorthanded goal and five game-winning goals ... earned Hockey East Player of the Month honors in February ... scored all four BC goals, including the gamewinner with 49 seconds remaining in overtime, at UMass-Lowell (1/28); earned Hockey East Player of the Week recognition ... registered a hat trick against the River Hawks in a 6-0 home win (2/23) ... picked up a career-high four assists in a 7-0 home win over Massachusetts (12/9) ... recorded one goal and three assists against Providence (2/10) in an 8-3 win in Kelley Rink ... scored the decisive goal and added two assists in the team's 4-1 win over Maine in the Hockey East Tournament's semifinal round in the TD Banknorth Garden (3/17) ... tallied one goal, the gamewinner, and one assist in a 5-0 win over Boston University in the quarterfinal round of the NCAA Tournament in Worcester, Mass. (3/25).
AS A SOPHOMORE (2004-05): Played in all 40 games, including all 24 Hockey East contests ... earned the James E. Tiernan Memorial Award as the program's Most Improved Player ... gained Hockey East Tournament Most Valuable Player honors (and All-Tournament honors) after tallying four goals and two assists in four tournament games ... also gained Florida College Classic All-Tournament honors and NCAA Tournament East Regional All-Tournament accolades ... registered 27 points - 19 goals and eight assists; recorded 16 points - 12 goals and four assists - in league action ... enjoyed five multiple-point games, including two multiple-goal efforts ... was tied for fourth among national leaders with 13 power-play goals ... scored four game-winning goals ... scored two goals, including the decisive goal on the power play, to lead the Eagles past New Hampshire in the Hockey East Tournament's title game (3/19) ... netted two goals - a first-period, power-play goal and the third-period gamewinner, in a 4-3 home win over Maine (3/4) ... registered one goal and one assist in a 3-2 win at UMass-Lowell (10/19) ... totaled one goal and one assist in a home win over Boston University (1/14) ... tallied the game-winning goal - on the power play - in the team's 4-2 win over Cornell in the Florida College Classic (12/28) ... scored the decisive goal at Massachusetts (1/27) ... recorded two assists in the team's 5-1 Hockey East Tournament series-clinching (quarterfinal-round) win over Massachusetts (3/12) ... scored one goal against Mercyhurst in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Worcester, Mass. (3/25).
AS A FRESHMAN (2003-04): Played in 35 games, including 19 Hockey East contests ... registered eight points - five goals and three assists; recorded six points - four goals and two assists - in league action ... enjoyed two multiple-point games, including one multiple-goal effort ... scored three power-play goals and one game-winning goal ... netted two third-period goals in a 7-4 home win over Providence (11/21); his first goal came on the power play, the second was the gamewinner ... scored a power-play goal and added an assist (on John Adams' gamewinner) at Massachusetts (11/14) ... notched a power-play goal at North Dakota (10/17).
BEFORE BC: Earned All-New England honors as a senior forward at St. Sebastian's ... gained 2002-03 Boston Globe All-Scholastic honors ... captured All-Independent School League accolades as a junior and senior; gained ISL Keller Division Most Valuable Player honors in 2002-03 ... registered a league-high 63 points in 31 games as a senior; tallied 32 goals and 31 assists ... tallied 39 points in each of his sophomore and junior seasons ... played for head coach Steve Dagdigian ... was also a four-year pitcher/shortstop on St. Sebastian's baseball team; served as team captain as a senior.
PERSONAL: Enrolled in the College of Arts & Sciences ... is the 2005-06 recipient of the George J. Norberg Memorial Scholarship ... was selected by the Los Angeles Kings in the first round (26th overall) of the 2003 NHL Entry Draft ... Brian is the middle of Judith and Arthur Boyle's 13 children.
BOYLE'S CAREER STATISTICS
YEAR CL GP G A PTS PEN PPG SHG HT GW 2003-04 Fr. 35 5 3 8 18/36 3 0 0 1 2004-05 So. 40 19 8 27 32/64 13 0 0 4 2005-06 Jr. 42 22 30 52 45/90 9 1 2 5 CAREER 117 46 41 87 95/190 25 1 2 10