AHL First All-Star Team (1955) Les Cunningham Award (AHL MVP) (1955)
Traded to Montreal by Boston for Hal Laycoe, February 14, 1951. Claimed by Syracuse (AHL) from Montreal (Victoria - WHL) in Inter-League Draft, June 14, 1954. Transferred to Springfield (AHL) after Syracuse (AHL) franchise relocated, September, 1954. Claimed by NY Rangers from Springfield (AHL) in Inter-League Draft, May 31, 1955. Drowned in Lake Haliburton, August 8, 1955.
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