• Canadiens Lose Boyd

    News: Boyd has signed a contract with Barys Astana of the Kontinental Hockey League in Russia, the Montreal Gazette reports.
    Analysis: Boyd's 2010-11 season began in Montreal and quickly devolved into a series of healthy scratches before he was demoted to the AHL Hamilton Bulldogs.
  • Habs Reassign Boyd

    News: The Canadiens assigned Boyd to AHL Hamilton on Thursday, the team's official site reports.
    Analysis: It wasn't hard to see this move coming. Boyd has been a healthy scratch for most of the season and was placed on waivers Tuesday, so it was probably only a matter of time before this happened.
  • Boyd Clears Waivers, Still With Montreal

    News: Boyd cleared waivers Tuesday, but remains with Montreal and participated in practice, the Montreal Gazette reports.
    Analysis: Boyd, who has been a healthy scratch in 20 of 30 games this season and twice been placed on waivers, is in a netherworld right now. Having been waived and still practicing with the big club, Boyd is "part of the team -- for the moment," said Montreal coach Jacques Martin.
  • Canadiens' Boyd Waived

    News: The Canadiens placed Boyd on waivers Monday, TSN.ca reports.
    Analysis: Boyd will be sent to AHL Hamilton if he clears waivers, and he'll be a candidate to be recalled later in the season.
  • Canadiens' Boyd Clears Waivers

    News: Boyd has cleared waivers, TSN's Bob McKenzie reports.
    Analysis: Boyd will report to AHL Hamilton. He is a candidate to be recalled later in the season.
  • Canadiens Put Boyd on Waivers

    News: The Canadiens have put Boyd on waivers, the Calgary Herald reports.
    Analysis: If Boyd passes through waivers, the Habs would like to keep him on their AHL squad. Boyd has one goal in nine games while registering a minus-6 rating.
  • Canadiens' Boyd Back In Lineup

    News: Boyd will return to the lineup after being a healthy scratch for the past five games, according to The Montreal Gazette.
    Analysis: Boyd will play on the left wing alongside Lars Eller and Maxim Lapierre on the fourth line. He has one point in six games this season.
  • Boyd Scores for in Habs' Debut

    News: Boyd found the back of the net at the 12:19 mark in the first period.
    Analysis: Boyd's goal cut the early two goal lead by Toronto in half. Boyd is more of a grinder than a goal-scorer so don't expect this to become a regular event for Boyd.
  • Predators acquire Boyd from Flames

    News: The Predators have acquired C Dustin Boyd from the Flames for a fourth-round pick.
    Analysis: Boyd has 19 points in 60 games this season, but was benched by Calgary just before the Olympic break. The 23-year-old had 60 points in the AHL back in 2006-07, but hasn't been able to translate that into NHL success yet. Continue to ignore him in seasonal formats, but he does have some minor appeal in dynasty leagues.
  • Boyd benched for first time

    News: The Sports Xchange reports Flames LW Dustin Boyd was a healthy scratch for the first time this season on Saturday against the Ducks.
    Analysis: The fourth-year pro has bounced through the lineup all season, sometimes even playing on the top line at left wing. Boyd, who has eight goals and 19 points, must improve his consistency and defensive play if he wants to be a regular. Boyd remains more of a low-end Fantasy flier until his breakout run.