Eric Boulton

#36 LW / N.Y. Islanders / EXP: 14YRS Height: 6-0 Weight: 224 lb Age: 39 College: None

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INJURY ALERT: IR | Undisclosed | Out until at least Feb 15
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    Islanders' Eric Boulton: Placed on IR

    Boulton (undisclosed) was placed on injured reserve Friday. There's no indication as to the nature of Boulton's injury, as he has only played one game this season, and that was on Dec. 12. The move was made retroactive to Jan. 2, meaning that Boulton can be activated as soon as Saturday, but it's unclear as to when Boulton may be able to return.

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    Islanders' Eric Boulton: Activated off IR

    Boulton (lower body) was activated off injured reserve Friday. Even though Boulton is now healthy, it isn't likely that he draws into the lineup immediately. If he does, Boulton will play limited minutes on the Isles' fourth line for the purpose of adding toughness, not offensive production. In the last four seasons, the 39-year old winger has scored six points.

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    Islanders' Eric Boulton: Will not play Tuesday

    Boulton (lower body) will be out for Tuesday night's contest against the Sharks, Kevin Kurz of reports. The 39-year-old veteran Boulton will continue to work his way back from an injury sustained Oct. 17. He likely would not be much of a factor anyway, as he has appeared in just 48 games over the last three seasons with the Islanders. His next chance to return will be Thursday when New York will play at Los Angeles.

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    Islanders' Eric Boulton: Lands on IR with lower-body injury

    Boulton is on injured reserve with a lower-body injury, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports. It's unclear how Boulton sustained the injury, but not all news is bad for the Islanders as the team has activated defenseman Thomas Hickey (upper body) from IR in a corresponding move.

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    Islanders' Eric Boulton: Agrees to one-year deal with Isles

    Boulton has agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Islanders, Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Boulton only made his way into 10 games last season for the Isles, scoring two goals and adding 30 PIMs in that span. He's a part-time depth player at this juncture.

  • Will continue to practice with Islanders

    News: Eric Boulton will sign a waiver that will allow him to continue to practice with the Islanders, reports Newsday's Arthur Staple.
    Analysis: It's unclear if the Isles are just doing Eric Boulton a favor and allowing him to stay in shape while he decides his future or if the team wants him to stick around as they might be able to use him.
  • Boulton Signs PTO With Islanders

    News: Eric Boulton signed a professional tryout contract with the Islanders on Monday, Arthur Staple of Newsday reports.
    Analysis: The 39-year-old winger was only used in 10 games with the Islanders last season, as he routinely found himself in the press box as an extra forward. Unless the team experiences a litany of injuries during training camp, it's difficult to envision Eric Boulton cracking the roster.
  • Isles' Boulton Surprises With Rare Goal

    News: Eric Boulton scored his first goal of the season Thursday in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Blue Jackets.
    Analysis: Well, that's now two consecutive seasons with a goal for Eric Boulton, who potted two goals last year after going without one in 2011-12 and 2012-13. This was also just his sixth game for the Islanders all season long; clearly he was grateful for getting back in the lineup.
  • Boulton Will Play Thursday For Islanders

    News: Eric Boulton will be in the lineup Thursday against the Blue Jackets, according to Newsday's Arthur Staple.
    Analysis: Coach Jack Capuano must feel that the Isles need to add some toughness to the lineup. Eric Boulton is among the team's better fighters, but that attribute alone is not enough to guarantee him a regular lineup spot.
  • Isles Activate Boulton

    News: Eric Boulton (lower body) was activated from injured reserve Thursday.
    Analysis: As was expected following the Isles' morning skate, Eric Boulton will be cleared to play Thursday against the Predators. It will be just his fifth appearance of the season, and his first since Jan. 17.
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