CCHA First All-Star Team (1986) NCAA West First All-American Team (1986) NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1986) NCAA Championship Tournament MVP (1986)
Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, August 15, 1986. Traded to Buffalo by NY Rangers with NY Rangers' 5th round choice (Alexander Mogilny) in 1988 Entry Draft for Paul Cyr and Buffalo's 10th round choice (Eric Fenton) in 1988 Entry Draft, December 31, 1987. Traded to Los Angeles by Buffalo for Mikko Makela, September 30, 1990. Traded to Dallas by Los Angeles with Los Angeles' 7th round choice (Eoin McInerney) in 1996 Entry Draft for Dallas' 4th round choice (later traded to Washington Washington selected Justin Davis) in 1996 Entry Draft, February 17, 1995. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 19, 1996.
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.
— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday