Brother of Jorgen WJC-A All-Star Team (1993, 1994) Swedish Elite League - Rookie of the Year Award (1993) Best Defenseman at WJC-A (1994) NHL All-Rookie Team (1995) Olympic All-Star Team (2006) Best Defenseman - Olympics (2006)
Traded to NY Islanders by Toronto with Sean Haggerty, Darby Hendrickson and Toronto's 1st round choice (Roberto Luongo) in 1997 Entry Draft for Wendel Clark, Mathieu Schneider and D.J. Smith, March 13, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Rogle (Sweden-2), December 20, 2004. Officially anounced his retirement, June 20, 2009.
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