Claimed by Montreal as a fill-in during Expansion Draft, June 13, 1979. Traded to Pittsburgh by Montreal for Pittsburgh's 3rd round choice (later traded to Winnipeg Winnipeg selected Peter Taglianetti) in 1983 Entry Draft, September 26, 1980. Traded to Hartford by Pittsburgh for Hartford's 6th round choice (Paul Edwards) in 1981 Entry Draft, February 20, 1981.
Obviously a lot happened in a short period of time. At the end of the day, considering everything I went through, I really felt close to my teammates and I really feel like what we accomplished, I know we didn't win it all. ... I'm really proud of how we got there and what we did once we got there.
— Rangers forward Martin St. Louis to Jim Cerny of BlueshirtsUnited.com