Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 27, 1991. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, September 4, 1996. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, September 8, 1997. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, September 4, 1998. Claimed by Toronto from St. Louis in Waiver Draft, October 5, 1998. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, August 12, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, August 24, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Nurnberg (Germany), June 1, 2001.
It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.
— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings