Springfield Falcons 2, Connecticut Whale 0
By Brian Ring
Springfield, MA, February 25, 2012 – The Connecticut Whale were defeated by the Springfield Falcons, 2-0, Saturday night at the MassMutual Center. The Falcons’ Maksim Mayorov had the game-winning goal and an assist, and defenseman Brent Regner added two assists. Springfield goaltender Paul Dainton made 30 saves to record...
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned left wing Dane Byers to the Springfield Falcons, Columbus’ American Hockey League affiliate, club Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Scott Howson a...
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Dane Byers has been suspended three games without pay for a shoulder-to-head hit on San Jose's Andrew Desjardins on Saturday night.
Under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement, and based on his average annual salary, Byers will forfeit $8,918.91. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.
The incident occurred at 3...
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January 17, 2012
Columbus Blue Jackets forward Dane Byers has been suspended for three games without pay by the NHL for his hit on San Jose's Andrew Desjardins.
Byers delivered a shoulder-to-head hit on Desjardins at 3:01 of the second period during Saturday's game. He was given a match penalty for attempting to deliver an illegal check to the head.
Desjardins had to be helped off the ice...
Another day, another ugly hit in the NHL. This one comes to us from Saturday's tilt between the San Jose Sharks and the Columbus Blue Jackets, as Jackets' winger Dane Byers stepped into Andrew Desjardins.
Early in the second period, Desjardins pokes the puck out of the zone. That's when Byers comes from the side and steps into him. Problem is, Desjardins never sees...
COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have assigned left wing Dane Byers to the Springfield Falcons, Columbus’ American Hockey League affiliate, club Executi...
The Blue Jackets added center Dane Byers to the roster on an emergency recall from their minor league affiliate in Springfield, Mass.
Columbus general manager Scott Howson made the announcement Monday.
Byers, 25, has seven goals and eight assists with the Falcons this season. He leads the club in penalty minutes and is second in power play goals, with four.
A native of Nipawin...
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December 12, 2011
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You never know what you’re going to get when you go to an AHL game.
Maybe you see a scrub who was placed on waivers or sent down, or a rehabilitating top two forward.
Or, maybe, you’ll just witness an act of utter embarrassment by some guy you probably never heard of.
If you’ve never heard of Dane Byers, it’s because he’s played in all of six NHL games in his...
On Saturday night in Springfield, former New York Rangers tough guy and current Columbus Blue Jackets property Dane Byers of the Falcons fought Micheal Haley of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers.
What happened next is an early contender for "best dude goes crazy in the AHL highlight" honors this season, as Byers excuses himself from the penalty box, throws sticks and generally...