NHL Playoff Notes:
- Set franchise records for points (3g-1a-4pts) and plus-minus rating (+5) by a rookie in a playoff series in the 2012 Western Conference Quarterfinal against Detroit.
- Scored two goals, including the game winner, in his NHL playoff debut Game One of the WCQ vs. Detroit.
- Was the third player in the previous 14 years to tally two goals in their NHL playoff debut.
Additional Playoff/Championship Notes:
- In 2011, led Milwaukee in Calder Cup Playoff goals (7) and points (13) and ranked second on the team in postseason plus/minus (+7).
- Helped Moncton win the 2010 President s Trophy as QMJHL Champions and advance to the 2010 Memorial Cup.
- Awarded the 2010 Guy Lafleur Trophy as playoff MVP after leading skates in goals (19) and ranking third in points (29) in 21 games played during the postseason.
- Earned a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2010 World Junior Championship.
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