NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team (1979) NCAA Championship Tournament MVP (1979) Ken McKenzie Trophy (U.S.- Born Rookie of the Year IHL) (1981) (shared with Mike Labianca)
Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, March, 1980. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, April 14, 1980. Traded to Calgary by Colorado for future considerations, September 18, 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