2014-15: Recorded first NHL fight 3/12 at DET (Abdelkader)... Posted career-high three points (1-2-3) 12/27 vs. BOS... Registered first assist in CBJ uniform 12/18 vs. WSH... Recorded goal 12/11 at WSH... Scored first goal in CBJ uniform (OT GWG) 12/9 vs. PHI... Recorded hit in 16:38 TOI in CBJ debut 11/21 vs. BOS... Recorded 0-2-2 in eight games with Dallas prior to being claimed off waivers on 11/18.
2013-14: Posted 1-7-8 with 16 PIM in 34 games in Dallas in first NHL season... Led all Dallas rookie defensemen in games, goals, assists and points... Scored first-career NHL goal 12/16 at COL... Played in first-career NHL game 10/24 vs. CGY.
Career: Made pro debut in 2010-11 with Manitoba, recording 11-12-23 in 73 games... Spent 2009-10 season with WHL's Vancouver Giants, recording 24-48-72 in 69 games.
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