Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, September 20, 1977. Claimed by Atlanta as a fill-in during Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979. Traded to Boston by Atlanta for future considerations, October 23, 1979. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, October 25, 1981.
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