Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1990) OHL Second All-Star Team (1991) AHL Second All-Star Team (1993)
Traded to Edmonton by NY Rangers with Bernie Nicholls and Louie DeBrusk for Mark Messier and future considerations (Jeff Beukeboom for David Shaw, November 12, 1991), October 4, 1991. Signed as a free agent by Hartford, August 18, 1994. Transferred to Carolina after Hartford franchise relocated, June 25, 1997.
I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.
— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh