WCHA Second All-Star Team (1993) WCHA First All-Star Team (1994) WCHA Player of the Year (1994) NCAA West First All-American Team (1994) Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top U.S. Collegiate Player) (1994) Ken McKenzie Trophy (U.S.- Born Rookie of the Year IHL) (1995) IHL Second All-Star Team (1999)
Traded to Los Angeles by NY Islanders for Nick Vachon, November 19, 1996. Signed as a free agent by EHC Berlin (Germany), June 12, 2001.
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