Transferred to Quebec by St. Louis with Claude Julien as compensation for St. Louis' signing of Jacques Demers as coach, August 19, 1983. Traded to Winnipeg by Quebec for Mario Marois, December 6, 1988. Traded to Buffalo by Winnipeg with Dave McLlwain, Winnipeg's 5th round choice (Yuri Khmylev) in 1992 Entry Draft and future considerations for Darrin Shannon, Mike Hartman and Dean Kennedy, October 11, 1991. Traded to Dallas by Buffalo for James Black and Dallas' 7th round choice (Steve Webb) in 1994 Entry Draft, December 15, 1993.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp