Traded to Winnipeg by Washington with Bob Joyce and Kent Paynter for Craig Duncanson, Brent Hughes and Simon Wheeldon, May 21, 1991. Claimed by Minnesota from Winnipeg in Expansion Draft, May 30, 1991. Traded to Winnipeg by Minnesota for Tony Joseph, October 15, 1991.
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