Hockey East First All-Star Team (1996) Hockey East Player of the Year (1996) NCAA East First All-American Team (1996)
Signed as a free agent by Salzburg (Austria), December 27, 2004. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Springfield (AHL), November 22, 2010. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, October 4, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Boston, February 12, 2013. Missed majority of 2012-13 as a healthy reserve. Officially announced his retirement, December 7, 2013.
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