Traded to Pittsburgh by Winnipeg with Andrew McBain and Randy Gilhen for Randy Cunneyworth, Rick Tabaracci and Dave McLlwain, June 17, 1989. Traded to Calgary by Pittsburgh for Jiri Hrdina, December 13, 1990. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, September 10, 1992. Signed as a free agent by San Jose, March 31, 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