WHL East First All-Star Team (1989) AHL First All-Star Team (1997)
Claimed by Ottawa from Hartford in Expansion Draft, June 18, 1992. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, September 15, 1997. Claimed by Nashville from St. Louis in Expansion Draft, June 26, 1998. Traded to St. Louis by Nashville for St. Louis' 6th round choice (Zbynek Irgl) in 2000 Entry Draft, March 23, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, September 30, 1999.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp