Paul Byron

Age 30 Apr 27, 1989
Ottawa CAN
Left Wing shoots left
5'9" 175 cm
158 lbs 72 kg
ELC Signing Age 20
Waivers Signing Age 20
UFA Year 2016
Agent J.P. Barry
Draft Year 2007
Drafted Overall 179
Draft Round 6
Draft Team Buffalo Sabres
Transaction History
Feb 19, 2019 Activated Montreal Canadiens activated LW Paul Byron from injured reserve.
Feb 9, 2019 Injured Montreal Canadiens placed LW Paul Byron on IR.
Jan 24, 2019 Montreal Canadiens announced LW Paul Byron has served his suspension.
Jan 16, 2019 Suspended Montreal Canadiens NHL suspended LW Paul Byron three games for charging.
Sep 23, 2018 Montreal Canadiens signed LW Paul Byron to a four-year, $13.6 million contract extension.
Feb 23, 2016 Montreal Canadiens signed LW Paul Byron to a three-year, $3.5 million contract extension.
Oct 6, 2015 Trade Montreal Canadiens acquired C Paul Byron off waivers from Calgary Flames.
Oct 6, 2015 Trade Tampa Bay Lightning acquired C Paul Byron off waivers from the Calgary Flames.
Jul 3, 2014 Calgary Flames signed C Paul Byron to a one-year contract.
Nov 28, 2013 Recalled Calgary Flames recalled C Paul Byron from Abbotsford (AHL).
Sep 18, 2013 Assigned Calgary Flames assigned C Paul Byron to Abbotsford (AHL).
Jul 20, 2013 Calgary Flames signed C Paul Byron to a one-year, two-way contract worth $643,000.
Apr 21, 2013 Recalled Calgary Flames recalled C Paul Byron from Abbotsford (AHL).
Apr 14, 2013 Assigned Calgary Flames assigned C Paul Byron to Abbotsford (AHL).
Feb 14, 2013 Injured Calgary Flames placed C Paul Byron on IR.
Feb 12, 2013 Recalled Calgary Flames recalled C Paul Byron from Abbotsford (AHL).
Jan 18, 2013 Assigned Calgary Flames assigned C Paul Byron to Abbotsford (AHL).
Sep 15, 2012 Assigned Calgary Flames assigned C Paul Byron to Abbotsford (AHL).
Jul 4, 2012 Calgary Flames signed C Paul Byron to a one-year, two-way contract.
Feb 23, 2012 Assigned Calgary Flames (Paul Byron) has been assigned to the Abbotsford Heat (AHL).
Feb 12, 2012 Recalled Calgary Flames (Paul Byron) recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).
Dec 19, 2011 Recalled Calgary Flames (Paul Byron) recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).
Nov 25, 2011 Assigned Calgary Flames (Paul Byron) assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).
Nov 10, 2011 Recalled Calgary Flames (Paul Byron) recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).
Sep 30, 2011 Assigned Calgary Flames (Paul Byron) assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).
Jun 25, 2011 Trade Calgary Flames Calgary Flames acquired with Chris Butler forward Paul Byron from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for defenseman Robyn Regehr, forward Ales Kotalik and a second-round pick in the 2012 draft Calgary's 2nd round pick (Jake McCabe
Feb 2, 2011 Recalled Buffalo Sabres (Paul Byron) recalled from Portland (AHL).
Jan 22, 2011 Recalled Buffalo Sabres (Paul Byron) recalled from Portland (AHL).
Oct 2, 2010 Assigned Buffalo Sabres (Paul Byron) assigned to Portland (AHL).
2019-2020 Regular Season Stats

Paul Byron
GP G A P +/- PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60
Montréal Canadiens 17 1 3 4 4 4 189 60.00 49.60 -3.30 51.00 -1.00 0.32 1.27
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Career Stats
Season Team League GP G A TP PIM TOI GF% DFF% Rel DFF% CF% Rel CF% G60 P60 Playoffs GP G A TP PIM
2005-2006 Ottawa West Golden Knights EOJHL 33 20 23 43 33 Playoffs 7 3 8 11 0
Draft Yr 2006-2007 Gatineau Olympiques QMJHL 68 21 23 44 46 Playoffs 5 5 1 6 0
2007-2008 Gatineau Olympiques QMJHL 52 37 31 68 25 Playoffs 19 21 11 32 0
2007-2008 Gatineau Olympiques M-Cup 3 1 1 2 0
2008-2009 Gatineau Olympiques QMJHL 64 33 66 99 32 Playoffs 10 2 14 16 0
2009-2010 Portland Pirates AHL 57 14 19 33 59 Playoffs 4 0 0 0 0
2010-2011 Portland Pirates AHL 67 26 27 53 52 Playoffs 12 2 5 7 0
2010-2011 Buffalo Sabres NHL 8 1 1 2 2 82 42.86 59.47 7.10 53.70 3.69 0.73 0.73
2011-2012 Abbotsford Heat AHL 39 7 14 21 40 Playoffs 8 1 3 4 0
2011-2012 Calgary Flames NHL 22 3 2 5 2 220 75.00 47.51 3.16 42.67 -1.87 0.54 1.09
2012-2013 Abbotsford Heat AHL 38 6 9 15 38
2012-2013 Calgary Flames NHL 4 0 1 1 2 37 0.00 31.49 -14.67 37.90 -7.02 0.00 0.00
2013-2014 Abbotsford Heat AHL 23 5 13 18 4
2013-2014 Calgary Flames NHL 47 7 14 21 27 558 52.78 47.07 0.24 48.86 3.15 0.43 1.18
2014-2015 Calgary Flames NHL 57 6 13 19 8 677 44.90 51.07 6.15 45.80 2.67 0.44 1.33
2015-2016 Montréal Canadiens NHL 62 11 7 18 11 706 34.00 45.42 -7.05 48.54 -3.34 0.60 1.02
2016-2017 Montréal Canadiens NHL 81 22 21 43 29 970 63.16 57.66 6.11 54.52 2.30 1.18 2.10 Playoffs 6 1 0 1 0
2017-2018 Montréal Canadiens NHL 82 20 15 35 23 1,029 49.41 51.99 0.30 49.68 0.13 0.93 1.52
2018-2019 Montréal Canadiens NHL 56 15 16 31 17 649 57.89 54.26 0.82 52.96 -2.65 1.02 2.03
2019-2020 Montréal Canadiens NHL 17 1 3 4 4 189 60.00 49.60 -3.30 51.00 -1.00 0.32 1.27
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Active Contract

Signing Team
Signing Date September 23, 2018
Signing Status UFA
Agent J.P. Barry
Buyout Calculator
Potential Lockout Year
Standard Contract | 4 Years $13,600,000 4.17% of cap space
2019-2020 2020-2021 2021-2022 2022-2023
Cap Hit $3,400,000 $3,400,000 $3,400,000 $3,400,000
UFA
AAV $3,400,000 $3,400,000 $3,400,000 $3,400,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $4,000,000 $2,800,000 $4,000,000 $2,800,000
Signing Bonuses $0 $0 $0 $0
Total Salary $4,000,000 $2,800,000 $4,000,000 $2,800,000
Minors Salary $4,000,000 $2,800,000 $4,000,000 $2,800,000
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Contract History

Signing Team
Signing Date February 23, 2016
Signing Status UFA
Agent J.P. Barry
Standard Contract | 3 Years $3,500,000 1.60% of cap space
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
Cap Hit $1,166,667 $1,166,667 $1,166,667
UFA
AAV $1,166,667 $1,166,667 $1,166,667
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $1,000,000 $1,200,000 $1,000,000
Signing Bonuses $300,000 $0 $0
Total Salary $1,300,000 $1,200,000 $1,000,000
Minors Salary $1,300,000 $1,200,000 $1,000,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 26, 2015
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $900,000 1.26% of cap space
2015-2016
Cap Hit $900,000
UFA
AAV $900,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $900,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $900,000
Minors Salary $900,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 3, 2014
Signing Status UFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $600,000 0.87% of cap space
2014-2015
Cap Hit $600,000
RFA
AAV $600,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $600,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $600,000
Minors Salary $600,000
Clauses
UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 20, 2013
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $643,500 1.00% of cap space
2013-2014
Cap Hit $643,500
UFA
AAV $643,500
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $643,500
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $643,500
Minors Salary $125,000
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UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date July 4, 2012
Signing Status RFA
Standard Contract | 1 Years $560,000 0.93% of cap space
2012-2013
Cap Hit $560,000
RFA
AAV $560,000
Performance Bonuses $0
Base Salary $560,000
Signing Bonuses $0
Total Salary $560,000
Minors Salary $150,000
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UFA Year
Signing Team
Signing Date June 1, 2009
Entry Level Contract | 3 Years $1,665,000 0.98% of cap space
2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012
Cap Hit $555,000 $555,000 $555,000
RFA
AAV $555,000 $555,000 $555,000
Performance Bonuses $0 $0 $0
Base Salary $500,000 $500,000 $525,000
Signing Bonuses $50,000 $45,000 $45,000
Total Salary $550,000 $545,000 $570,000
Minors Salary $50,000 $55,000 $55,000
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