QMJHL First All-Star Team (1990, 1993) QMJHL - Offensive Rookie of the Year (1990) QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1991) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1993)
Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 2, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Chicago, August 3, 2005. Traded to Ottawa by Chicago for Ottawa's 6th round choice (Ben Smith) in 2008 Entry Draft, February 26, 2008.
That's a really tough thing to play through; when you finally are thrown out there, the game is fast, intense, every single play matters, you've got to find a way to play through that and make smart plays. So it's a huge testament to [Vermette] and some other individuals in our locker room that are putting their own ego, their own wants and needs aside, and are ready for those opportunities when they do come.
— Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews on teammate Antoine Vermette, who returned from being a healthy scratch in Game 3 to score the double-overtime winner in Game 4