Dan Boyle Injury: Updates on Sharks Defenseman's Status, Likely Return Date

Steven CookFeatured Columnist IVOctober 15, 2013

SAN JOSE, CA - OCTOBER 05: Dan Boyle
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San Jose Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle left Tuesday night's game against the St. Louis Blues on a stretcher with a head injury after being brutally hit into the boards by Maxim Lapierre. 

Louis Jean of TVA Sports tweeted:

Dan Boyle out cold after being hit by Maxime Lapierre.

— Louis Jean (@LouisJean_TVA) October 16, 2013

Los Angeles Times' Helen Elliott also added:

Sharks' Dan Boyle takes hit from behind at St Louis, stretcher comes out. Awful sight

— Helene Elliott (@helenenothelen) October 16, 2013

He will rejoin the team on Wed, Oct. 23 in Boston.