Bylsma beating odds yet again

Updated: April 17, 2009, 5:54 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

PITTSBURGH -- In Dan Bylsma's world, falling down on a 2-on-1 with Wayne Gretzky isn't embarrassing, it's proof positive you can end up on the ice with the greatest player of all time if you work hard enough.

When he was told to get a place in Moncton with the Winnipeg Jets' AHL farm team only to be told two days later that there was no place for him on the team, Bylsma saw it not as failure, but an opportunity to play somewhere else.

In the moments after he accepted ...

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