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Devils' Boyle diagnosed with cancer, expects to keep playing

Brian Boyle hopes to play hockey again soon after being diagnosed with chronic myeloid leukemia, a type of bone-marrow cancer that the New Jersey Devils' team doctor said can largely be treated with medication.

The 32-year-old forward was diagnosed with CML after bloodwork at the start of training camp showed irregularities from last season. Boyle said based on what team doctor Michael Farber and others have told him, he expects to live his life under normal conditions.

That includes getting on the ice with his new team after signing a $5.5 million, two-year contract in the offseason. Boyle said on a conference call Tuesday that he feels as close to normal as possible, and Farber expects treatment to begin as soon as some further tests come back.

Points: T. Hall53
Plus/Minus: S. Noesen6
Shots on Goal: T. Hall238
PIM: M. Wood86
Win: C. Schneider20
Shutouts: C. Schneider2
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 180 (28)
Shots: 2279 (29)
PP%: 17.5% (22)
Penalty Minutes: 817 (9)
Assists: 298 (28)
SH Goals: 6 (13)
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
Carolina 0 0 0 0
Columbus 0 0 0 0
New Jersey 0 0 0 0
NY Islanders 0 0 0 0
NY Rangers 0 0 0 0
Philadelphia 0 0 0 0
Pittsburgh 0 0 0 0
Washington 0 0 0 0
Full Standings
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 241 (6)
Shots Against: 2572 (10)
PK%: 79.6% (23)
Penalty Minutes: 799 (11)
Shutouts: 3 (27)
Sv%: 0.906 (22)
Date Player Status
No Recent Injuries
Date Player Transactions
9/19 E. Cormier Assigned to Junior Club Saginaw-OHL
9/19 C. Sissons Assigned to Junior Club Swift Current-WHL
9/19 J. Chainey Assigned to Junior Club Halifax-QMJHL
9/19 N. Popugaev Assigned to Junior Club Prince George-WHL
9/19 M. Studenic Assigned to Junior Club Hamilton-OHL
9/19 N. Guay Released
9/13 N. Guay Invited to Training Camp
9/11 D. Severson Re-Signed Six-year contract
9/7 T. Erixon Invited to Training Camp
8/27 W. Butcher Signed as Free Agent Two-year, entry-level contract
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