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Byron Bitz
Byron Bitz
Right Wing
(BIGH-ruhn BIHTZ)
Number: 12
Height: 6' 5"
Weight: 215
Shoots: Right
Born: Jul 21, 1984
Birthplace: Saskatoon, SK, Canada
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Acquired: Traded from Boston to Florida on March 3, 2010 along with Craig Weller and a second-round pick in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for Dennis Seidenberg and Matt Bartkowski.
Drafted: BOS / 2003 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 4th (107th overall)
2008-09: Recorded his first NHL multiple-point game with a two-goal effort Feb. 24 vs. Florida ...  Had points in consecutive games once with 3-0=3 totals from Feb. 24-26 ... Played his first NHL game Jan. 10 vs. Carolina with his first NHL point an assist in that contest ... Scored his first NHL goal Feb. 7 vs. Philadelphia ... Did not dress for six games (coach’s decision) ... Played five Boston playoff games, including his first NHL playoff contest Apr. 20 at Montreal and recorded his first playoff point with an assist in that game ... Scored his first NHL playoff goal May 14 in game seven vs. Carolina ... Did not dress for six post-season games (coach’s decision) ... Began the season in Providence/AHL with 3-7=10 totals and 68 penalty minutes in 37 AHL Bruins games ... Was recalled to Boston on Jan. 10 for the remainder of the season and returned to Providence for their playoff run at the conclusion of the Boston post-season ... 2007-08: Played his first professional season with Boston’s AHL affiliate in Providence ... Had 13-14=27 totals and 70 PIM in 61 games ... College: Played four seasons of college hockey at Cornell University with 28-60=88 totals and 155 penalty minutes in 124 career college games ... Earned Third Team All-ECACHL and First Team All-Ivy League honors in 2006-07 ... Was second in the team’s scoring race in both 2005-06 and 2006-07 ... Captained the team his senior season in 2006-07.
UPCOMING EVENTS

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 PIT 31 21 6 4 99 71 46
2 NYI 32 22 10 0 101 90 44
3 TBL 34 20 10 4 112 90 44
4 MTL 33 20 11 2 88 82 42
5 DET 33 17 8 8 93 82 42
6 TOR 32 19 10 3 110 91 41
7 FLA 30 14 8 8 68 76 36
8 WSH 31 15 10 6 91 85 36
9 BOS 33 16 14 3 82 85 35
10 NYR 29 15 10 4 89 79 34
11 OTT 32 14 12 6 88 88 34
12 NJD 34 12 16 6 77 98 30
13 CBJ 31 13 15 3 76 100 29
14 PHI 31 11 14 6 81 92 28
15 BUF 32 13 17 2 62 100 28
16 CAR 31 9 19 3 66 88 21

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
N. Bjugstad 30 12 7 2 19
A. Ekblad 30 5 13 5 18
J. Jokinen 29 3 13 -1 16
B. Boyes 29 5 9 0 14
J. Hayes 23 7 6 2 13
J. Huberdeau 27 3 9 2 12
V. Trocheck 19 2 9 4 11
S. Bergenheim 20 5 4 2 9
S. Upshall 19 4 5 1 9
T. Fleischmann 28 3 5 7 8
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 12 6 6 .926 2.24
A. Montoya 2 2 2 .915 2.27
 
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