Rights traded to Ottawa by NY Islanders for Chris Luongo, June 30, 1993. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, July 30, 1993. Traded to Winnipeg by Philadelphia for Russ Romaniuk, June 27, 1995. Transferred to Phoenix after Winnipeg franchise relocated, July 1, 1996. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, August 18, 1997. Traded to St. Louis by NY Rangers with Geoff Smith for future considerations (Chris Kenady, February 22, 1999), February 13, 1999.
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets