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Coyotes Analyst Placed On Leave Of Absence After Arrest In Buffalo

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Police sources said that Coyotes radio analyst Nick Boynton last night "went on a drunken rampage at the Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino, pushing patrons, calling women vulgar names and fighting with officers." Boynton, who was in town for tonight's Coyotes-Sabres games, then "landed in the city ...

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