Traded to NY Rangers by St. Louis for future considerations, October 23, 1987. Traded to Detroit by NY Rangers for future considerations, March 8, 1988. Traded to Hartford by Detroit for Torrie Robertson, March 7, 1989.
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs