Traded to Vancouver by NY Rangers with Brian Noonan for Esa Tikkanen and Russ Courtnall, March 8, 1997. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 10, 1997. Traded to New Jersey by NY Islanders for New Jersey's 4th round choice (later traded to Los Angeles Los Angeles selected Daniel Johansson) in 1999 Entry Draft, March 22, 1999.
I challenged him to a goalie fight when we chatted before the game, but he didn't want to go. It was strange to see him at the other end of the ice, but I'm sure he felt the same way looking down at our end.
— Vancouver goalie Eddie Lack joking about facing his former teammate Roberto Luongo after the Canucks' win against the Panthers