Zach Boychuk (F)
2012-2013: Received his first point of the season in the Checkers opener vs Houston with an assist on Tim Wallaces first goal as a Checker (10/13)…had his first 3 point game of the year scoring a goal and adding 2 assists vs. Texas (10/14)…Streak: 2 games – 4 points (1G, 3A)
2011-12: Concluded his third professional season, all with the Hurricanes organization ... Led the Checkers with 21 goals and ranked third on the team in points (44) and assists (23) ... Was second on the team in power-play goals (8) and third in power-play points (10) ... Tied for the team lead with three game-winning goals ... Ranked fourth on the team with 165 shots ... Played a career-high 64 games at the AHL level ... Had a team-high five two-goal games, two of which came during a four-game stretch from 3/16-3/21 ... Played 16 games at the NHL level with Carolina, registering two assists ... Had two points (1g, 1a) in the season opener at NOR (10/7) ... Began the season with six points (4g, 2a) in his first five games, including a two-goal effort vs. HOU (10/21) ... Recalled to Carolina on 10/25 ... Returned to the Checkers' lineup at NOR (11/23) after one month in the NHL with Carolina ... Opened the scoring and then added the game-winner in the third period of a two-goal effort vs. MIL (11/26) ... Recorded two assists in less than three minutes vs. LE (12/4) ... Took a career-high eight shots on goal vs. CHI (12/15) ... Scored two points (1g, 1a), including the game-winning goal, vs. CHI (12/16) ... Scored the game-winning goal with 10:39 left in regulation as part of a two-point effort (1g, 1a) at MIL (1/7) ... Scored both Checkers goals in a 3-2 shootout loss vs. HER (1/11) ... Recalled to Carolina for the second time of the season on 2/27 ... Returned to Charlotte from Carolina on 3/3 ... Recorded his second consecutive multi-point game by scoring both Checkers goals in a 7-2 loss vs. NOR (3/16) ... Scored seven points in a five-game stretch from 3/11-3/21, including three separate two-point outings ... Hit the 20-goal mark for the second consecutive season with a power-play tally vs. MIL (4/5) ... Missed 12 games due to NHL recall (10/25-11/21; 2/27-3/3) ... Longest goal streak: 2 games (1/11-1/12: 3g, 0a; 3/20-3/21: 3g, 0a) ... Longest assist streak: 4 games (1/20-1/26: 0g, 4a) ... Longest point streak: 4 games (1/20-1/26: 0g, 4a) ... Multi-goal games: 5 (10/21, 11/26, 1/11, 3/16, 3/21) ... Multi-assist games: 3 (12/4, 12/20, 3/11) ... Multi-point games: 13 (10/7, 10/21, 11/26, 12/4, 12/16, 12/20, 1/7, 1/11, 2/17, 3/11, 3/16, 3/21, 4/14).
2010-11: Completed his third NHL season with Carolina, splitting the season between the NHL and AHL levels... Established a new NHL career high in goals (4) and added three assists (7 points) in 23 games played with the Hurricanes... Led Charlotte skaters in assists (43) and points (65) in 60 games on the AHL level... Ranked 13th in the AHL in points (65) and 17th in assists (43) despite spending significant time on the NHL level... Was named the AHL's Player of the Week for 3/21-3/27, with five goals and five assists (10 points) in four games... Served his third NHL stint with Carolina from 2/2-2/13, skating in five games without earning a point... Scored the game's first goal and was (+3) at NYI (1/26)... Earned his first professional hat trick with three goals for Charlotte at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (1/23)... Earned his first career NHL multi-goal effort with a pair of tallies - including the game-winner - at OTT (12/29)... Made his NHL season debut vs. ANA (12/18)... Had a four-assist AHL game for Charlotte vs. Hershey (12/12)... Earned his second six-game AHL point streak of the season from 11/17-11/28 (2g, 7a)... Had a six-game AHL point streak from 10/22-11/3 (3g, 5a)... Played in all 16 of Charlotte's Calder Cup Playoff games, and ranked tied for third on the team in scoring with nine points (3g, 6a)... Earned seven points (3g, 4a) in the opening round, as the Checkers topped Hershey in six games.
2009-10: Recorded nine points (3g, 6a) with Carolina in 31 games...Had 36 points (15g, 21a) in 52 games at the AHL level with Albany...Scored his first professional goal and had two assists for Albany vs. Portland (10/9)...Beat Martin Brodeur with a backhanded shot for his first NHL goal vs. NJ (2/13)...Was reassigned to Albany at the end of the NHL season to participate in the Calder Cup Playoffs...Skated in all eight of Albany's Calder Cup playoff games, earning two goals and three assists...Netted the series-clinching, game-winner at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (4/19).
2008-09: Started the season in the NHL with the Hurricanes, playing in two games before returning to his junior team in Lethbridge (WHL)...Made his NHL debut at LA (10/17), becoming the first Hurricanes player since Eric Staal in 2003 to make his NHL debut in his draft year...Had 57 points (28g, 29a) in 43 regular-season games with Lethbridge, and led the team with 13 points (7g, 6a) in 11 playoff contests...Shared the Harry Ingarfield Memorial Award as Lethbridge’s team MVP and won the team’s plus/minus award...Joined Albany at the end of his WHL season, earning one assist in two games...notched first propoint with an assist at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (4/10).
Juniors: Has represented Canada in a number of international competitions, debuting at the 2006 Under-18 Junior World Cup, when Canada won gold...Represented Canada at the 2007 Under-18 World Junior Championship and the eight-game Canada-Russia Super Series in 2007...Captured gold with Canada at the 2008 and 2009 World Junior Championships, serving as the team’s alternate captain at the 2009 World Juniors...Played 237 games over four seasons in the Western Hockey League registering 271 points (110g, 161a)...Awarded the Carl Trentini Memorial Award as Lethbridge's Rookie of the year...Ranked tied for second in WHL scoring in his second season scoring 91 points (31g, 60a) and was named team MVP and Most Popular Player...Played in the Home Hardware CHL/NHL Top Prospects game, scoring two goals.
Miscellaneous: Signed three-year entry level contract with Carolina on 10/04/2007...Made pro debut with the Hurricanes at LA (10/17/2009)...Earned first pro point at WBS on 4/10/2009...Scored his first NHL goal vs. NJD (2/09/2010).
View Game By Game Stats Player Stats
|Regular Season Stats|
|2012-13 Regular Season||Charlotte Checkers||49||23||20||43||8||137||16||0||2||0||0.000|
|2011-12 Regular Season||Charlotte Checkers||64||21||23||44||-10||165||46||0||4||0||0.000|
|2010-11 Regular Season||Charlotte Checkers||60||22||43||65||4||166||48||1||5||1||0.200|
|2009-10 Regular Season||Albany River Rats||52||15||21||36||1||126||24||0||3||0||0.000|
|2008-09 Regular Season||Albany River Rats||2||0||1||1||0||3||2||0||0||0||0.000|
|2013 Calder Cup Playoffs||Charlotte Checkers||5||3||3||6||-4||17||4||0||0||0||0.000|
|2011 Calder Cup Playoffs||Charlotte Checkers||16||3||6||9||-2||33||14||0||0||0||0.000|
|2010 Calder Cup Playoffs||Albany River Rats||8||2||3||5||3||12||4||0||0||0||0.000|