Brother of Dave
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1983, 1984)
Missed majority of 1984-85 due to leg injury vs. New Jersey, November 18, 1984. Traded to Hartford by NY Rangers with Brian Lawton and Norm MacIver for Carey Wilson and Hartford's 5th round choice (Lubos Rob) in 1990 Entry Draft, December 26, 1988. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 25, 1989.
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