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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 gave the Canadiens a scare during the pregame warmup when he stung number one goalie Carey Price with a shot to the shoulder.
However, it all worked out in the end. Price was OK to play and Byron ended up scoring the game winner in the shootout. "He felt bad, nobody wants to hit their goalie," said Price. "I'm happy he got his redemption." Now, Byron just needs to take care of his nine-game pointless slump. Feb 22 - 10:12 AM

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Paul Byron will play against his former Calgary teammates Tuesday night when the Flames visit the Bell Centre.

Byron has done well for himself since he was claimed off waivers by the Canadiens. He has generated personal bests with 13 goals and 28 points after just 47 contests this season. Byron had one goal and one assist in two outings versus Calgary last season after he joined Montreal.
Jan 24 - 10:24 AM

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.

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

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Alex Galchenyuk
2Phillip Danault
3Tomas Plekanec
4David Desharnais
5Mike McCarron
LW1Max Pacioretty
2Andrew Shaw
3Artturi Lehkonen
4Brian Flynn
RW1Alexander Radulov
2Brendan Gallagher
3Paul Byron
4Torrey Mitchell
5Sven Andrighetto
D1Shea Weber
2Andrei Markov
3Nathan Beaulieu
4Alexei Emelin
5Jeff Petry
6Nikita Nesterov
7Greg Pateryn
G1Carey Price
2Al Montoya