Suspended by Philadelphia for refusing to report to training camp, September, 1985. Announced retirement to pursue career as a professional golfer, September, 1985. Traded to Minnesota by Philadelphia with Ed Hospodar for Dave Richter and Bo Berglund, November 29, 1985.
When somebody goes out and is there to score goals, but is also there to make some big hits, fight, do all of those things, and he has a great mustache, it was great to see him get that hit and get everybody going.
— Colin Wilson on teammate Eric Nystrom, who scored a goal in Predators' win vs. Kings