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Tyler Myers

24-Year-Old Defenseman – Buffalo Sabres

2013-14 NHL Stats

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9

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13

PP Pts

9

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-26

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58

2013-14 NHL Projections

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2013-14 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

During the lockout Myers played with Klagenfurter AC (Austria) but missed nearly a month with an ankle injury. Once he returned to the States, Myers stumbled his way through a disastrous NHL campaign, posting a career-low eight points in 39 games and finding himself a healt...

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STATUS:  Out    INJURY:  Ribs    EST. RETURN:  5/1/2014
SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 8"   WT: 227   DOB: 2/1/1990
BORN: Katy, Texas   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #12 Overall in 2008   Show ContractHide Contract

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Tyler Myers Contract Information:

In September of 2011, the Sabres and Myers agreed to a seven-year deal reportedly worth $38.5 million. Myers will make $12 million, including a $10 million signing bonus, in the first year of the deal, and a reported $6 million in 2013-14, $5 million in 2014-15 and 2015-16, followed by $4 million, $3.5 million and $3 million.

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Myers (ribs) was named to Team Canada for the upcoming World Championships, which was announced Thursday.

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Tyler Myers NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2009-10 19 82 11 37 48 13 32 104 10.6 1 0 23:44 3 13 16 2:59 91 137
2010-11 20 NHL BUF 80 10 27 37 0 40 122 8.2 5 0 22:27 3 11 14 3:04 107 98
2011-12 21 NHL BUF 55 8 15 23 5 33 84 9.5 1 0 22:29 3 4 7 2:25 78 70
2012-13 22 NHL BUF 39 3 5 8 -8 32 48 6.3 2 0 21:19 1 2 3 2:12 58 56
2013-14 23 NHL BUF 62 9 13 22 -26 58 99 9.1 0 0 21:54 3 6 9 2:29 107 81
2013-14 Proj 23 NHL BUF 76 Subscribe now to see our 2013-14 projections for Tyler Myers

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Tyler Myers – Playing Time Overview

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Time On Ice Stats

21:54

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Tyler Myers was on the ice for 21:54.

2:29

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Tyler Myers was on the ice for 2:29 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2011-12 22:29 2:25
2012-13 21:19 2:12
2013-14 21:54 2:29

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Tyler Myers 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Apr 13 NYI Did Not Play
Apr 12 at BOS Did Not Play
Apr 10 at NYR Did Not Play
Apr 8 DET Did Not Play
Apr 6 at PHI Did Not Play
Apr 4 at DET Did Not Play
Apr 3 at STL Did Not Play
Apr 1 NJ Did Not Play
Mar 29 TB Did Not Play
Mar 27 at NSH Did Not Play
Mar 25 at MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 0 19:28 1:11
Mar 23 at VAN Did Not Play
Mar 20 at EDM Did Not Play
Mar 18 at CGY Did Not Play
Mar 16 MON Did Not Play
Mar 15 at NYI Did Not Play
Mar 13 at CAR 0 0 0 -3 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 2 23:35 2:26
Mar 11 NSH 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 23:23 4:29
Mar 9 CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 2 24:08 5:02
Mar 7 at FLA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 0 23:28 1:45
Mar 6 at TB 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 1 20:58 2:05
Mar 3 at DAL 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 2 23:41 0:49
Feb 28 SJ 1 2 3 3 0 0 1 0 2 50.0 0 0 20:37 2:42
Feb 26 BOS 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 100.0 0 1 20:33 4:29
Feb 25 CAR 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 2 23:08 2:27
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Feb 6 at OTT Did Not Play
Feb 5 PIT Did Not Play
Feb 3 EDM 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 3 0.0 2 0 14:15 3:48
Feb 1 at COL 0 0 0 -4 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 4 0 21:37 5:04
Jan 30 at PHO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 2 20:39 1:18
Jan 28 WAS 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 22:10 1:57
Jan 27 at PIT 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 1 24:07 3:05
Jan 25 at CLS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 4 23:14 1:30
Jan 23 CAR 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 0 21:28 1:40
Jan 21 FLA 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 24:03 7:11
Jan 18 CLS 2 0 2 -1 2 1 0 0 2 100.0 3 0 22:16 3:40
Jan 15 at TOR 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 2 26:02 1:13
Jan 14 PHI Did Not Play
Jan 12 at WAS Did Not Play
Jan 9 FLA Did Not Play
Jan 7 CAR Did Not Play
Jan 4 NJ 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 2 23:33 5:42
Jan 2 at MIN 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 50.0 1 2 23:47 4:26
Dec 31 at WPG 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 21:44 3:04
Dec 29 WAS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 0 24:46 0:00
Dec 27 at TOR 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 5 0.0 4 3 25:19 0:26
Dec 23 PHO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 1 25:03 1:37
Dec 21 at BOS 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 20:24 3:00
Dec 19 BOS 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 33.3 1 1 22:04 2:36
Dec 17 WPG 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 4 21:06 2:58
Dec 14 CGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 23:48 3:25
Dec 12 at OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 3 2 22:39 2:41
Dec 10 OTT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 1 5 22:23 0:48
Dec 7 at MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 20:19 1:06
Dec 5 NYR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 3 20:26 2:06
Nov 30 at NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 0 1 22:56 2:26
Nov 29 TOR 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 0.0 0 0 24:10 2:46
Nov 27 MON 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 2 21:32 1:58
Nov 24 DET 0 0 0 -2 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 5 1 24:02 2:25
Nov 21 at PHI 1 0 1 -1 4 1 0 0 3 33.3 1 1 22:11 3:50
Nov 19 STL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 3 19:06 1:53
Nov 16 at TOR 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 4 0.0 2 1 20:20 1:45
Nov 15 TOR 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0.0 4 2 20:05 2:05
Nov 12 LA 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 23:20 0:42
Nov 8 at ANH 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 2 0 19:21 1:41
Nov 7 at LA 0 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 3 0.0 2 2 18:05 2:55
Nov 5 at SJ 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 21:36 0:33
Nov 2 ANH 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 100.0 1 2 17:04 0:49
Oct 31 at NYR 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 2 21:53 1:06
Oct 28 DAL 0 1 1 -1 0 0 1 0 1 0.0 4 4 20:59 2:18
Oct 26 at TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 20:45 1:11
Oct 25 at FLA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 4 0 21:52 1:03
Oct 23 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 19:29 1:01
Oct 19 COL 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 0 0 19:08 1:59
Oct 17 VAN 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 0 19:26 3:31
Oct 15 at NYI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 3 1 27:55 4:25
Oct 14 MIN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 21:50 2:51
Oct 12 at CHI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0.0 4 0 24:37 1:59
Oct 10 CLS 0 0 0 -3 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 2 1 18:28 0:19
Oct 8 TB 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 1 22:57 1:49
Oct 5 at PIT 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 1 20:37 1:57
Oct 4 OTT 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0 0 0 20:37 3:43
Oct 2 at DET 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 1 23:11 7:42

Tyler Myers: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Myers (ribs) had a nice bounce-back season offensively this year, totaling nine goals in 62 games to lead all Buffalo defensemen.

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Myers suffered two broken ribs March 25 against the Canadiens, The Buffalo News reports.

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The Sabres aren't ruling out a return for Myers (midsection) this season.

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Myers (midsection) is not close to a return to action, the Buffalo News reports.

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Myers (upper body) won't play in Tuesday's game against the Devils, the Star-Ledger reports.

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Sabres coach Ted Nolan said Friday that Myers (upper body) will miss Saturday's game against the Lightning.

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Myers (upper body) will not play Thursday against the Predators.

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Myers departed Tuesday's game against the Canadiens with an apparent upper-body injury, the Associated Press reports.

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Myers (elbow) indicated that he is good to go in advance of Tuesday's game against the Canadiens.

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Myers (elbow) rejoined the Sabres on Monday, Paul Hamilton of WGR Sports Radio 550 reports.

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Coach Ted Nolan said that Myers (elbow) will miss at least another week of action.

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Myers (elbow) will not set out with the team on their five-game road trip beginning Tuesday in Calgary, Bill Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2013-14

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2012-13

Myers ended an injury-plagued, 23-point season with a broken foot that kept him sidelined for the final few games, but should be fully recovered in time for training camp. He hasn't been able to replicate the success of his 11-goal, 48-point rookie season in '09-10, and his power-play production may continue to take a hit due to the presence of Christian Ehrhoff. However, Myers certainly has a full toolbox and should creep closer to the 40-point barrier with a clean bill of health in '12-13. He'll turn 23 in February and those in keeper leagues should bump him up a few spots. Don't be scared off by his last two seasons, but don't forget about his potential either.

2011-12

Myers' offensive numbers dipped in 2010-11, thanks largely to a brutally slow start to the season. The young defenseman turned things around right before Christmas and began to resemble the Calder Trophy winning d-man from his rookie campaign in 2009-10. With Christian Ehrhoff and Robyn Regehr now in the fold on the blue line for the Sabres, Myers should at least be expected to return to his rookie form, and it's a good bet that he will take a giant leap forward in 2011-12.

2010-11

All Myers did in his rookie season was lead all rookie defensemen in points (48), goals (11), and assists (37) on his way to the Calder Trophy as the league's best rookie. With the departures of Toni Lydman and Henrik Tallinder from Buffalo's blue line, Myers will get even more time on the ice, especially with the man advantage. Add all that to his plus-13 and it makes him a top-10 fantasy defenseman.

2009-10

This 6-8 first round pick from the 2008 Entry Draft had an impressive season in his first year in junior play with 42 points in 58 games. Along with his scoring ability, Myers brings a level of physicality that the Sabres could use in their defensive line. But at only 19-years-old, it is yet to be seen whether he can provide the amount of maturity and experience needed for the NHL. Myers will be tested early in the season to see if he is ready for the move or if he needs another season of development in the juniors.

2008-09

Myers is a very tall defenseman with excellent reach and skating ability. He has all of the physical tools to succeed, but he is still relatively new to the position, having picked it up three years ago. He will spend 2008-09 in juniors to acquire some of the finer points of the game. Myers could challenge for an NHL roster spot next year or, more likely, in 2010-11.