PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 22: Ilya Kovalchuk #17 of the New Jersey Devils moves the puck up ice in front of Chris Kunitz #14 and Jordan Staal #11 of the Pittsburgh Penguins on October 22, 2011 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/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