Boyle misses third straight game
Boyle will sit out Thursday night's game against the Chicago Blackhawks. The Sharks had been hoping to have their top scoring defenseman back for the matchup between the top two teams in the Western Conference, but he was ruled out at the morning skate.
Boyle is a member of the Canadian Olympic team. He leads Sharks defensemen with 43 points.
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