June 29, 2017
The Anaheim Ducks, NHL affiliate of the San Diego Gulls, signed goaltender Kevin Boyle to a one-year, two-way contract extension through the 2017-18 season. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Boyle, 25 (5/30/92), made his American Hockey League (AHL) debut with the San Diego Gulls last season, going 10-5-4 with one shutout, a 2.27 goals-against average (GAA) and .924 save percentage (SVS%) in 19 appearances. Boyle began the 2016-17 season with Utah (ECHL), posting a 9-6-0 record with a 2.73 GAA and .908 SV% in 16 games.
Signed as a free agent on Mar. 30, 2016, Boyle went 58-36-17 with 11 shutouts, a 2.36 GAA and .915 SV% in 114 career Hockey East games from 2011-16. Boyle was named the 2015-16 Hockey East Goaltender of the Year and Co-Player of the Year after going 24-10-5 with seven shutouts, a 1.88 GAA and .934 SV% with the University of Massachusetts Lowell Riverhawks. The 6-1, 192-pound goaltender finished the 2015-16 ranked tied for fourth in the nation in GAA, fifth in wins, tied for sixth in SV%, tied for third in shutouts and starts (39), and second in minutes played (2363:34).