Brother of Scott
Traded to Boston by Vancouver for cash, October 6, 1987. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 20, 1988. Traded to Toronto by NY Islanders with Gilles Thibaudeau for Jack Capuano, Paul Gagne and Derek Laxdal, December 20, 1989. Traded to NY Rangers by Toronto for Guy Larose, December 26, 1991. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, August 10, 1993.
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets