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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)


2009 Playoffs:
- Has played the last three games of this series after not dressing for the first three contests.
- Played his first career NHL playoff game on Apr. 20 in Montreal and recorded his first career NHL playoff point with an assist in that game.
- Has not dressed for six games (coach's decision).
- Is in his first NHL season and this is his first NHL playoff.

2008-09 Regular Season:
- Had 4-3=7 totals ... Began season in Providence/AHL wherehe had 3-7=1- totals with 68 PIM in 37 AHL games before his Jan. 10 recall for the remainder of the season ... 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.

 
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