WCHA Second All-Star Team (1992) NCAA West Second All-American Team (1992)
Traded to Detroit by Los Angeles with Paul Coffey and Sylvain Couturier for Jimmy Carson, Marc Potvin and Gary Shuchuk, January 29, 1993. Claimed on waivers by NY Rangers from Detroit, October 12, 1993. Officially announced retirement and named Assistant Coach of Tri-City (WHL), July 4, 2002.
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