Played football at University of North Dakota, 1980-1985. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, October 8, 1985. Traded to Minnesota by NY Rangers with Dave Gagner for Jari Gronstrand and Paul Boutilier, October 8, 1987. Claimed by Pittsburgh from Minnesota in Waiver Draft, October 3, 1988.
The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.
— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday