The DEL Augsburger Panther have signed former Vernon Vipers forward Ryan Bayda. The Panther is a professional ice hockey team from Augsburger, Bavaria Germany. Bayda spent the past three seasons with the DEL Neurmberg Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers. Bayda played one season in Vernon (1998-99) played in 45 games with the Vipers collecting (24-58-82). Bayda was drafted 80th overall in Round 3 of the 2000 NHL Entry Draft by the Carolina Huricanes. Bayda played parts of five seasons with the Huricanes.
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The next new is fixed – Ryan Bayda attacks for the Panther
After the obligation of gate hunter Ivan Ciernik the panthers c protect themselves the services of a DEL-experienced man also with the next new entry. With attacker Ryan Bayda a known name changes again to Augsburg. The Canadian attacked in the last three playing times for the Thomas Sabo Ice Tigers and receives an Einjahresvertrag.
Ryan Bayda is 32 years old and became in 2000 from the Carolina Hurricanes in the third round gedraftet. In the American hockey league the 181 centimeter and 86 kilogram left shooter could show completely good statistics. These good achievements given Bayda also 194 applications for Carolina whose organization he belonged for years away. All together he could register in the NHL 44 points.
Then to the season 2010/11 Bayda ventured the jump to Nuremberg in the German hockey league. For the Ice of tiger he graduated from 122 plays in which he achieved 27 gates and gave 48 Assists. Bayda counts as technically more versed and läuferisch of good players who does not avoid the body play. With it he fits perfectly in the requirement profile of panther's coach Larry Mitchell.
„ I am glad that we could win an other player with a lot of experience for our young team to me Ryan Bayda. Ryan is a great character which will fit perfectly in our team. Above all in both Special of team he should take over important tasks and become thus a key player “, according to coach Larry Mitchell about his new entry seventh all together for the season 2013/14.
Ryan Bayda will accumulate for the panthers with the number 18. He arrives with his wife and both common children at the beginning of August in Augsburg.