Signed as a free agent by California, September, 1974. Transferred to Cleveland after California franchise relocated, August 26, 1976. Traded to Colorado by Cleveland with Ralph Klassen for Rick Jodzio and Chuck Arnason, January 9, 1978. Traded to Cleveland by Colorado for cash, May 11, 1978. Placed on Minnesota reserve list after Cleveland-Minnesota Dispersal Draft, June 15, 1979.
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