Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, July 15, 1981. Signed as a free agent by Hartford, August 9, 1982. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, August 29, 1983. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, September 11, 1985.
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