Family name originally Adamakos
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1988)
Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, June 25, 1984. Traded to Vancouver by New Jersey with Kirk McLean and New Jersey's 2nd round choice (Leif Rohlin) in 1988 Entry Draft for Patrik Sundstrom and Vancouver's 2nd (Jeff Christian) and 4th (Matt Ruchty) round choices in 1988 Entry Draft, September 15, 1987. Traded to Dallas by Vancouver with Dan Kesa and Vancouver's 5th round choice (later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Jason Morgan) in 1995 Entry Draft for Russ Courtnall, April 7, 1995. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, September 1, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Florida, November 6, 2000.
If you want to prove people wrong, you've just got to go out and do it. Yeah, we blew 3-2 series leads the last two years, but no one is going remember that if we go out there on Saturday night and beat these guys and go play in the Stanley Cup Final. We need to get back to work and we'll start to do that tomorrow.
— Ducks forward Kyle Palmieri after loss to Blackhawks on Wednesday set up Game 7 on Saturday