Dane Byers (LW)
2014-15: Named Bears’ team captain for a second consecutive season on Oct. 7…Tallied two points (1-1-2) on opening night, Oct. 11 at NOR…Returned from a three-game injury absence, tallied the game-winning goal and was named third star on Oct. 25 vs. WBS…Scored one goal and was plus-1 on Oct. 31 at MCH…Chipped in two points (1-1-2) and was named third star on Nov. 19 at LV.
2013-14: Was named the Bears' 41st captain in team history on October 4…Scored his first Hershey goal and was plus-2 on October 27 vs.
Norfolk…Scored one goal and was plus-1 on November 1 at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton…Scored one goal on November 3 vs. Norfolk…Scored one goal in regulation and one in the shootout, was plus-1 and was named number two star on November 9 vs. Bridgeport…Set up the overtime winner on November 30 vs. W-B/Scranton…Was named number three star on January 25 vs. Syracuse…Scored one goal and was plus-1 on January 31 at Adirondack…Netted the game-winning goal, was plus-1 and was named number two star on February 8 vs. Portland…Scored on a penalty shot, was plus-1 and was named number two star on February 9 vs. W-B/Scranton…Posted a Gordie Howe hat trick, was plus-1 and was named number one star on February 15 vs. W-B/Scranton…Posted two assists and was plus-2 on February 16 at W-B/Scranton…Scored two goals and was named number three star on February 25 at W-B/Scranton…Played in the 500th game of his AHL career on February 28 at Hartford, and finished with one assist and a plus-one rating…Tallied two points (1-1-2) and was plus-2 on March 7 at Norfolk…Notched two assists and was plus-1 on March 14 at Syracuse…Scored the game-tying goal and was named number two star on March 28 vs. Albany…Set up two goals, including the overtime winner, on April 5 at Worcester…Scored one goal and was plus-3 on April 6 at Bridgeport…Scored one goal and was plus-1 on April 11 at Binghamton…Netted the overtime winner and was named number one star on April 13 vs. Binghamton…2012-13: Acquired from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for defenseman Garrett Stafford on April 2...Recorded 10 points (six goals, four asissts) and 144 penalty minutes in 58 games with the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL)...Made his Bears debut on April 5 at Syracuse, recording a plus-1 rating…2011-12: Served as team captain of the Springfield Falcons (AHL)...Posted 39 points (16 goals, 23 assists) and 109 penalty minutes in 61 games...Earned eight games with the NHL's Columbus Blue Jackets.
NHL: Washington is his fifth NHL organization after the Edmonton Oilers, New York Rangers, Florida Panthers and Columbus Blue Jackets…Has appeared in a total of 14 NHL games, six with the Rangers and eight with the Blue Jackets...Scored lone NHL goal in his second career game after a late flight caused him to miss warmup on Oct. 30, 2009 at Minnesota against the Wild's Niklas Backstrom.