It’s easy to understand why.
The 22 year old defensemen has a little bit of everything. He can skate, he’s got incredible puck skill, he can defend, and on top of it all, he’s got a bit of feistiness to his game.
Unfortunately, everyone knows why he’s still getting picked as a player just waiting to breakout this season.
Injuries. There’s really no need to dig further into it, because we all know the history, but it’s probably the only reason he hasn’t truly broken out.
When it comes to personal goals, you would never hear an NHL player talk about how they’re looking to “break out.” For Byram, he doesn’t even want to look at the big picture. Control what you can control, and go from there.