Scored 16 points (7g/9a) in 76 games during his second season with the Islanders and seventh full National Hockey League campaign...Posted a career-best plus-1 rating...Scored a career-high four game-winning goals, the third most on the team...His 60 penalty minutes placed third on the team...The Islanders went 7-0-0 in games he scored and 14-2-0 when he recorded a point...Missed six games throughout the season due to injuries...Suffered a lower-body injury on Nov. 14 at Florida and missed one game...Missed one game due to a lower-body injury on Dec. 6 at Ottawa...Missed a game due to an upper-body injury on Jan. 9 at New Jersey...Suffered an upper-body injury on Feb. 7 at Boston and missed two games...Suffered an undisclosed injury on Apr. 4 vs. Buffalo.
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