"I think the biggest thing is how positive he is and energetic," Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik told NHL.com. "You get to the rink in the morning and he's got music blasting, he's doing cartwheels in (the locker room). That's not an exaggeration, either."
Shero said the day after the Islanders game he talked to Bylsma about a contract for the rest of the season, and assured him that regardless of how the rest of the season went, the young coach had a guaranteed job with the team.
"I said, Dan, I don't know how this is going to go, but you've got your job back in Wilkes-Barre, don't worry," Shero said. "I hired you to do a job in Wilkes-Barre. Let's hope for the best and see what happens. The goal is to make the playoffs and see what happens."