Traded to Pittsburgh by Toronto with Randy Carlyle for Dave Burrows, June 14, 1978. Traded to Minnesota by Pittsburgh with Pittsburgh's 1st round choice (Brian Lawton) in 1983 Entry Draft for Ron Meighan, Anders Hakansson and Minnesota's 1st round choice (Bob Errey) in 1983 Entry Draft, October 28, 1982.
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