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.
I watched many times this year the series between the Russians and Canada in 1972, and he was a dominating player there. After I watched the tapes, I respect him a lot more because he turned the series around. He was the guy. In that time, he was the best in the world. It’s a big honor for me to tie him.
— Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr on scoring the 717th goal of his career to tie Phil Esposito for fifth on the NHL's all-time goals list after a 4-3 win vs. the Lightning on Sunday