Traded to New Jersey by Detroit for Tim Higgins, June 25, 1986. Traded to Quebec by New Jersey with Joe Cirella and New Jersey's 8th round choice (Alexander Karpovtsev) in 1990 Entry Draft for Walt Poddubny and Quebec's 4th round choice (Mike Bodnarchuk) in 1990 Entry Draft, June 17, 1989. Claimed on waivers by Toronto from Quebec, March 5, 1991. Traded to NY Islanders by Toronto with Daniel Marois for Ken Baumgartner and Dave McLlwain, March 10, 1992. Suffered career-ending knee injury in game vs. Dallas, November 24, 1993.
I watched many times this year the series between the Russians and Canada in 1972, and he was a dominating player there. After I watched the tapes, I respect him a lot more because he turned the series around. He was the guy. In that time, he was the best in the world. It’s a big honor for me to tie him.
— Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr on scoring the 717th goal of his career to tie Phil Esposito for fifth on the NHL's all-time goals list after a 4-3 win vs. the Lightning on Sunday