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Canada Ryan O'Byrne
#44 HV71 / SHL - 15/16
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Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Mitchell Martin - - - -
2. David Goyette - - - -
3. Evan Konyen - - - -
4. Ty Nelson - - - -
5. Matthew Poitras - - - -
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
D
Age
36
Height
6'5" / 196 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
234 lbs / 106 kg
Nation
Shoots
R
Youth Team
-
Status
Retired
Highlights
1-time AHL Calder Cup Champion 1
1-time NCAA (ECAC) Champion 1

Ryan O'Byrne was a defenseman known for his defensive prowess. A typical stay-at-homer, he had a terrific reach and physical strength. Not one to give opposing forwards an easy ride, but also not overly mobile or fast on his skates.
- Erik K. Piri, Elite Prospects

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Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2000-01 Victoria Salsa BCHL 1 0 0 0 0 |
Peninsula Panthers VIJHL 41 4 16 20 42 |
2001-02 Victoria Salsa BCHL 52 2 9 11 91 |
2002-03 Victoria Salsa BCHL 32 3 6 9 94 |
Nanaimo Clippers BCHL 9 2 4 6 24 |
2003-04 Cornell Univ. NCAA 31 0 2 2 71 |
2004-05 Cornell Univ. NCAA 33 3 7 10 68 |
2005-06 Cornell Univ. “A” NCAA 28 7 6 13 69 5 |
2006-07 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 80 0 12 12 129 -7 | Playoffs 22 2 5 7 32 12
2007-08 Montréal Canadiens NHL 33 1 6 7 45 7 | Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0 -2
Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 20 2 6 8 49 3 |
2008-09 Montréal Canadiens NHL 37 0 5 5 58 -7 | Playoffs 2 0 0 0 2 -1
Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 18 1 5 6 35 9 |
2009-10 Montréal Canadiens NHL 55 1 3 4 74 -3 | Playoffs 13 0 0 0 10 1
2010-11 Montréal Canadiens NHL 3 0 0 0 4 0 |
Colorado Avalanche NHL 64 0 10 10 71 -7 |
2011-12 Colorado Avalanche NHL 74 1 6 7 57 -5 |
2012-13 Florida Everblades ECHL 16 2 9 11 10 3 |
Colorado Avalanche NHL 34 1 3 4 54 -8 |
Toronto Maple Leafs NHL 8 1 1 2 6 4 | Playoffs 6 0 0 0 4 2
2013-14 HC Lev Praha KHL 43 2 7 9 51 8 | Playoffs 22 2 4 6 60 -3
2014-15 HC Ambrì-Piotta NLA 13 0 2 2 16 -5 | Relegation 5 1 0 1 0 2
2015-16 HV71 SHL 28 2 3 5 78 -3 | Playoffs 3 0 0 0 0 0
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2015-16 HV71 Champions HL 8 0 1 1 6 3 |
Team Staff History
S Team League Role on Team Notes
2012-13 Victoria Grizzlies BCHL Asst. Coach Left the team in November
Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 3 118 3 23 26 0.22 213 5 | 1 22 2 5 7 0.32 32 12
BCHL 3 94 7 19 26 0.28 209 - | 0
Champions HL 1 8 0 1 1 0.13 6 3 | 0
ECHL 1 16 2 9 11 0.69 10 3 | 0
KHL 1 43 2 7 9 0.21 51 8 | 1 22 2 4 6 0.27 60 -3
NCAA 3 92 10 15 25 0.27 208 5 | 0
NHL 6 308 5 34 39 0.13 369 -19 | 4 25 0 0 0 0.00 16 0
NLA (NL) 1 13 0 2 2 0.15 16 -5 | 1 5 1 0 1 0.20 0 2
SHL 1 28 2 3 5 0.18 78 -3 | 1 3 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
VIJHL 1 41 4 16 20 0.49 42 - | 0
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Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
07/21/2016
07/21/2016 Confirmed HV71 Retired
07/29/2015
07/29/2015 Confirmed Ambrì-Piotta HV71
07/07/2014
07/07/2014 Confirmed HC Lev Praha Ambrì-Piotta
09/02/2013
09/02/2013 Confirmed Toronto Maple Leafs HC Lev Praha
04/03/2013
04/03/2013 Confirmed Colorado Avalanche Toronto Maple Leafs
11/30/2012
11/30/2012 Confirmed Colorado Avalanche Florida Everblades
06/30/2011
06/30/2011 Extension Colorado Avalanche Colorado Avalanche
11/11/2010
11/11/2010 Confirmed Montréal Canadiens Colorado Avalanche
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Career transactions
- 2016-07-21 • Announced his retirement
- 2015-07-29 • Signed to a two-year contract by HV71
- 2014-07-07 • Signed by HC Ambrì-Piotta
- 2013-09-02 • Signed by HC Lev Praha
- 2013-04-03 • Traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs for a 2014 4th round pick (Nick Magyar)
- 2011-06-30 • Re-signed to a two-year contract by the Colorado Avalanche
- 2010-11-11 • Traded to the Colorado Avalanche for the rights to Michaël Bournival
- 2008-07-16 • Re-signed to a three-year contract by the Montreal Canadiens
- 2006-08-09 • Signed to a two-year contract by the Montreal Canadiens

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