VANCOUVER, CANADA - DECEMBER 26: Mason Raymond #21 of the Vancouver Canucks knocks down Steve Staios #24 of the Edmonton Oilers with a hit along the side boards during the first period of NHL action on December 26, 2009 at General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Kim Stallknecht/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