Paces the team with 157 blocked shots
* Ranks fourth on the team and leads club defensemen with 32 assists this season
* Played in his 400th career NHL game on 10/9 vs. CHI
* Posted two assists on 12/2 at TOR
* Recorded two assists, a +3 rating, four hits and three blocked shots on 1/4 at CHI
* Earned two helpers and five blocked shots on 1/13 vs. OTT
* Tallied two assists and a +3 rating on 1/18 at CHI
* Is now one of four NHL defensemen to earn at least 20 assists in each of their last six seasons
* Scored his third goal of the season on 3/5 at FLA
* Recorded two points (1-1=2) with a +2 rating on 3/12 at CAR
* Earned two assists (0-2=2) on 3/21 vs. CHI
WCHA All-Rookie Team (2005) WCHA Second All-Star Team (2006) WCHA First All-Star Team (2007) NCAA West First All-American Team (2007) AHL All-Rookie Team (2008)
Traded to Dallas by Pittsburgh for James Neal and Matt Niskanen, February 21, 2011.
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