Traded to Kamloops (WHL) by Spokane (WHL) for Ryan Thorpe, February 1, 1999. Missed majority of 2002-03 due to shoulder injury in off-season training, July 15, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Anchorage (WCHL), February 21, 2003 with Chicago retaining NHL rights. Traded to Florida by Chicago for future considerations, March 2, 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