Brother of Kevin and Kip CCHA First All-Star Team (1985) NCAA West First All-American Team (1985)
Traded to Washington by NY Rangers with Bob Crawford and Mike Ridley for Bob Carpenter and Washington's 2nd round choice (Jason Prosofsky) in 1989 Entry Draft, January 1, 1987. Signed as a free agent by Grand Rapids (IHL), February 14, 2000. Officially announced his retirement and named Assistant Coach of NY Islanders, August 14, 2001.
When somebody goes out and is there to score goals, but is also there to make some big hits, fight, do all of those things, and he has a great mustache, it was great to see him get that hit and get everybody going.
— Colin Wilson on teammate Eric Nystrom, who scored a goal in Predators' win vs. Kings