Warwick Trophy (MVP AMHL) (1991) WHL East Second All-Star Team (1993) WHL East First All-Star Team (1994) WHL Goaltender of the Year (1994) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (1994) Canadian Major Junior Goaltender of the Year (1994) AHL Second All-Star Team (1997, 1998) IHL First All-Star Team (2001) James Norris Memorial Trophy (fewest goals against IHL) (2001) (shared with Scott Fankhouser) James Gatschene Memorial Trophy (MVP IHL) (2001) Norman R. "Bud" Poile Trophy (Playoff MVP IHL) (2001)
Claimed by Atlanta from Detroit in Expansion Draft, June 25, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Magnitogorsk (Russia), June 8, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Omsk (Russia), November 5, 2004.
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