CCHA First All-Star Team (1993) CCHA - Player of the Year (1993) NCAA West Second All-American Team (1993)
Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to neck injury vs. Los Angeles, November 20, 1999. Traded to Phoenix by Montreal with Montreal's 3rd round choice (Matt Jones) in 2002 Entry Draft and future considerations for Sergei Berezin, January 25, 2002. Traded to St. Louis by Phoenix for future considerations, March 9, 2004. Claimed on waivers by Phoenix from St. Louis, June 29, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, September 15, 2005.
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