COLUMBUS, OH - DECEMBER 12: Antoine Vermette #50 of the Columbus Blue Jackets skates past a fan's sign asking to marry her during the pre-game warmups prior to the start of their game against the Anaheim Ducks on December 12, 2009 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)
I'm here to develop a winning culture and a winning team. There is a bright future ahead of this team. A lot of young, great hockey players here and on the way … a fan base that's passionate about the game of hockey.
— Dan Bylsma after being introduced as new coach of the Buffalo Sabres