Nicholas Carl Boynton (born January 14, 1979) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League.
Boynton grew up playing minor hockey in his hometown of Nobleton, Ontario with the NobleKing Knights before moving to AAA with the Richmond Hill-Vaughan Kings of the OMHA. He played bantam AAA with the Kings before signing as a 15-year old with the Caledon Canadians Jr.A. club of the Metro Junior Hockey League in 1994–95.
Boynton played for the Boston Bruins prior to joining the Phoenix Coyotes. He was drafted in the 1999 NHL Entry Draft by Boston (He was originally drafted by the Washington Capitals in the 1997 NHL Entry Draft). Shortly before his first training camp, he was diagnosed with Type I Diabetes but the disease has not affected his ability to play hockey.