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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
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.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - WSH 82 56 18 8 252 193 120
2 x - PIT 82 48 26 8 245 203 104
3 y - FLA 82 47 26 9 239 203 103
4 x - NYR 82 46 27 9 236 217 101
5 x - NYI 82 45 27 10 232 216 100
6 x - TBL 82 46 31 5 227 201 97
7 x - PHI 82 41 27 14 214 218 96
8 x - DET 82 41 30 11 211 224 93
9 BOS 82 42 31 9 240 230 93
10 CAR 82 35 31 16 198 226 86
11 OTT 82 38 35 9 236 247 85
12 NJD 82 38 36 8 184 208 84
13 MTL 82 38 38 6 221 236 82
14 BUF 82 35 36 11 201 222 81
15 CBJ 82 34 40 8 219 252 76
16 TOR 82 29 42 11 198 246 69

STATS

2015-2016 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 79 27 39 23 66
J. Jokinen 81 18 42 25 60
A. Barkov 66 28 31 18 59
J. Huberdeau 76 20 39 17 59
V. Trocheck 76 25 28 15 53
R. Smith 82 25 25 19 50
A. Ekblad 78 15 21 18 36
N. Bjugstad 67 15 19 -8 34
B. Campbell 82 6 25 31 31
B. Pirri 52 11 13 -4 24
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
R. Luongo 35 19 6 .922 2.35
A. Montoya 12 7 3 .919 2.18

 
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