Dan Bylsma

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  • Birth Name: Daniel Brian Bylsma
  • Birth Place: Grand Haven, Michigan, United States
  • Profession: NHL coach
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Fast Facts

  • Played golf, baseball and ice hockey in high school.
  • Was drafted by the Winnipeg Jets in 1989 during his freshman year at Bowling Green State University, but remained in school.
  • Made his NHL debut with the Los Angeles Kings in 1995.
  • Retired from the NHL in 2004 as a member of the Anaheim Ducks.
  • Led the Pittsburgh Penguins to a Stanley Cup victory in 2009 just four months after becoming the team's head coach.
  • Won the NHL Jack Adams Award in 2011.
  • Became the fastest NHL coach ever to win 200 games in 2013.
  • In June 2013, was named head coach of the U.S. Olympic men's ice-hockey team for the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

Relationships

  • Bryan Bylsma — Son
  • Mary Beth Bylsma — Wife

College

  • Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio, United States (1992)

Details

  • Birth Name: Daniel Brian Bylsma
  • Birth Place: Grand Haven, Michigan, United States
  • Profession: NHL coach

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