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Paul Byron

Born:April 27, 1989Draft:2007 Sabres #179 Overall
Hometown:Ottawa, ONPosition:W/C
Known For:SpeedShoots:Left
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Montreal Canadiens

James Paul Byron (born April 27, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward and alternate captain for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League (NHL). Byron was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres in the sixth round, 179th overall, of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft and made his NHL debut with Buffalo in 2011 before a trade sent him to the Calgary Flames.

Paul Byron Montreal Canadiens
Paul Byron, Montreal Canadiens (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Paul Byron Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
June 25, 2011Chris Butler2012 2nd-Round Pick
(Patrick Sieloff)
Ales Kotalik
Robyn Regehr

Deeper Dive


  • QMJHL President’s Cup Champion with the Gatineau Olympiques (2008)
  • Scored 21 goals and 32 points in 19 games during the 2007-08 QMJHL Playoffs