Ryan O'Byrne (D)
DRAFTED: Selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the 3rd round, 79th overall, in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. 2006-2007 HIGHLIGHTS: Registered his first-career AHL point, an assist, in his first-career AHL game on Oct. 6 vs. Manitoba (5-3 W) ... Notched his first-career AHL multi-point game with two assists on Jan. 11 at Manitoba (4-2 L) ... Played in all 102 of the Bulldogs regular season and playoff games in his rookie season ... After going goalless in the regular season, posted his first-career professional goal, which proved to be the game and series-winning tally, on Apr. 28 in Game 6 of the North Division Semi-Final vs. Rochester (6-2 W) ... Scored the game-winning goal in Game 3 of the Calder Cup Final on June 4 vs. Hershey (5-2 W). CAREER HIGHLIGHTS: Recorded career-highs in goals (7), assists (6), and points (13) and led all Cornell University (ECAC) defencemen in points (2005-06) ... Ranked second on Cornell with 69 penalty minutes and third on the team with five power-play goals (2005-06) ... Posted an even or positive plus/minus rating in 20 of his 28 games (2005-06) ... Had a five-game point streak from Feb. 5 – Feb. 26 (2004-05) ... Posted an even or positive plus/minus rating in 27 of his 33 games (2004-05).