Minnesota High School Player of the Year (1989)
Traded to Minnesota by Washington with Steve Maltais for Shawn Chambers, June 21, 1991. Transferred to Dallas after Minnesota franchise relocated, June 9, 1993. Traded to Philadelphia by Dallas for Brent Fedyk, December 13, 1995. Traded to Vancouver by Philadelphia for Vancouver's 6th round choice (later traded to Atlanta Atlanta selected Jeff Dwyer) in 2000 Entry Draft, October 19, 1998. Missed majority of 2001-02 due to abdominal injury vs. Ottawa, November 20, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, July 7, 2003. Officially announced retirement, September 12, 2005.
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