KENNEWICK, WA – The New York Rangers selected Americans goaltender Talyn Boyko today in the fourth round (112th overall) of the 2021 NHL Draft. The six-foot-eight and 201-pound netminder was the eighth goaltender chosen in the draft.
“I can’t explain the feeling of being selected by a franchise like the Rangers,” said Boyko. “This is a huge honour. I am super excited for the opportunities ahead.”
Boyko, a native of Drumheller, Alta., was selected by Tri-City 53rd overall in the 2017 WHL Bantam Draft. Through three seasons and 48 games with the Americans, Boyko has posted a .888 save percentage and 4.22 goals against average. In the 2020-21 season, he improved his overall save percentage to .901 from .892 in the year prior and shaved 1.50 off from his goals against average, dropping to 3.02 from 4.52 in 2019-20.
Boyko is the 64th player in Americans franchise history to be selected in the NHL Draft.
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