QMJHL First All-Star Team (1984) QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1985)
Transferred to Colorado after Quebec franchise relocated, June 21, 1995. Traded to Tampa Bay by Colorado for Tampa Bay's 4th round choice (Brad Larsen) in 1997 Entry Draft, October 5, 1995. Traded to Los Angeles by Tampa Bay for Michel Petit, November 13, 1995.
Just the feel for the direction they were headed and what they're trying to do, it just felt that this is a really good thing for this organization. They've got the pieces. We can put something together and go on a run or two and be together for a while, and I'm really excited about that opportunity. The team we have here has an opportunity to win, and that's the most attractive thing.
— Washington defenseman Matt Niskanen on why he decided to sign with the Capitals