Izvestia Trophy (USSR Top Scorer) (1990) IHL First All-Star Team (1992) Garry F. Longman Memorial Trophy (Rookie of the Year IHL) (1992) Leo P. Lamoureux Memorial Trophy (Leading Scorer IHL) (1992) James Gatschene Memorial Trophy (MVP IHL) (1992)
He's, believe it or not, actually one of my favorite guys, and I've ended up trading him twice. I appreciate what he's done. He was one year away from being an unrestricted free agent, and I felt with this opportunity, that it was a chance that we were able to get somebody for him in Nick Bonino and Adam Clendening.
— Penguins GM Jim Rutherford on forward Brandon Sutter