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Paul Byron | Winger | #41

Team: Montreal Canadiens
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/27/1989
Ht / Wt:  5'9' / 160
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 6 (179) / BUF
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Paul Byron capped off a frenetic minute of scoring in the third as the Canadiens beat the Rangers 5-4 Saturday night.
The Canadiens scored three goals in the span of a little more than a minute during the third. Alexei Emelin tied the game 3-3 at the 10:53 mark. Max Pacioretty gave them their first lead of the night 36 seconds later, with Byron scoring 26 seconds after Pacioretty. There was really not much of an opportunity to pull Henrik Lundqvist because the starting goalie Antii Raanta left the game at the end of the first with a lower body injury. Jan 14 - 10:14 PM

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Paul Byron (upper body) will return to the lineup Monday night.

He missed Saturday's game against Toronto because of an upper-body injury.
Jan 9 - 12:43 PM

Paul Byron suffered an upper-body injury in Wednesday's game against Dallas.

It was a rough night for the Habs, as they lost both Byron and Brendan Gallagher to upper-body ailments. Byron had been having a terrific season, as he already set a career-high with 12 goals. We'll consider him day-to-day for now.
Jan 4 - 11:27 PM

Paul Byron scored one goal and had an assist as the Montreal Canadiens dropped a 4-3 contest to the Pittsburgh Penguins in overtime Saturday night.

This was Byron’s 11th assist and 12th goal of the season. He has been difficult to place-and-hold, however. In his last eight games he has scored two points on three separate occasions, but failed to score a single one in his other five attempts.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 10:19:00 PM

Paul Byron potted his 11th goal of the season Tuesday night in a 5-1 win over Anaheim.

In doing so, he matched the career high he set in 2015-16 after 62 contests. Byron reached 11 goals in just 32 games this year. He also added an assist Tuesday to give him 19 points.
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 10:32:00 AM

Paul Byron will enter Friday's match against San Jose on a four-game point streak.

He has generated three goals and two assists during that span. Byron is one goal away from matching the personal best of 11 that he posted last season.
Fri, Dec 16, 2016 08:55:00 AM

Paul Byron scored the Canadiens' only goal in a 2-1 overtime loss to the Boston Bruins in Montreal Monday night.

The goal was Byron's 10th of the season. The Habs could not score in this one until Byron found the net at 16:48 of the third period, setting up the overtime.
Mon, Dec 12, 2016 10:40:00 PM

Paul Byron halted a six-game scoring slump Tuesday with a pair of points.

He collected his third two-point game of the season during Tuesday's 3-2 overtime loss to the Blues with a goal and an assist. He is now up to eight goals and six assists and in 26 games this season.
Wed, Dec 7, 2016 02:22:00 AM

That's right, Paul Bryon scored Sunday's shootout winner over the Kings.

During the game Byron posted a shot with a block and two hits during his 15:13 of play. But it wasn't until the fourth shot of the tournament that he sealed victory for Montreal. Unfortunately, that doesn't go towards his season's stats.
Sun, Dec 4, 2016 07:02:00 PM

Paul Byron is currently riding a three-game point streak.

Byron has two goals and two assists during that span. He got quite the promotion last week, as coach Michel Therrien placed him on the team's top line with Alex Galchenyuk and Alexander Radulov. His season-long fantasy outlook isn't great, but he's an intriguing option in daily fantasy leagues as long as he keeps playing on the first line.
Sat, Nov 12, 2016 07:57:00 AM

Coach Michel Therrien praised the versatility of Paul Byron after Thursday's 4-1 win over Los Angeles.

"He's able to adjust," said Therrien. "We don't want him changing his game no matter what line he's on. He's working extremely hard on the ice. He's competing, being on the puck, paying the price." Byron has played up and down the lineup this year and recently he has been playing alongside Alexander Radulov and Alex Galchenyuk. He has recorded two goals and two assists over a three-game point streak.
Fri, Nov 11, 2016 08:28:00 AM

Paul Byron notched a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 win over Boston.

He got a chance to play with Alex Galchenyuk and Alexander Radulov and he made the most of it. Byron's third goal of the season came with just 62 seconds remaining in regulation to give the Canadiens the victory.
Wed, Nov 9, 2016 08:02:00 AM

Paul Byron potted a goal in Wednesday's 3-2 win against the New York Islanders.

He opened the scoring in the second period. Byron is off to a productive start this season with two goals and five points after seven matches.
Thu, Oct 27, 2016 08:12:00 AM

Paul Byron scored the winning goal shorthanded at the 7:32 minute mark of the final period as the Montreal Canadiens beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 Saturday night.

Byron showed superior speed by beating two Bruins to the puck when it came off the glass during a Bruins power play on the other end of the ice. This was Byron’s first goal of the season having prior marked two assists in the club's last game against the Coyotes and one in the season opener against the Sabres.
Sun, Oct 23, 2016 04:04:00 AM

Paul Byron had two helpers in Thursday's 5-2 win versus Arizona on Thursday.

He had a hand in Montreal's first two goals of the contest, which were scored by Alexei Emelin and Torrey Mitchell. Byron has three assists in four games this campaign.
Fri, Oct 21, 2016 08:28:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Alex Galchenyuk
2Tomas Plekanec
3David Desharnais
4Brian Flynn
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Andrew Shaw
3Phillip Danault
4Artturi Lehkonen
5Daniel Carr
6Jacob De La Rose
RW1Brendan Gallagher
2Alexander Radulov
3Torrey Mitchell
4Paul Byron
5Sven Andrighetto
D1Shea Weber
2Andrei Markov
3Nathan Beaulieu
4Alexei Emelin
5Jeff Petry
6Greg Pateryn
7Mark Barberio
8Ryan Johnston
9Zach Redmond
G1Carey Price
2Al Montoya