Transferred to Colorado after Quebec franchise relocated, June 21, 1995. Rights traded to Chicago by Colorado for Chicago's 2nd round choice (Phillippe Sauve) in 1998 Entry Draft, July 10, 1996. Traded to Pittsburgh by Chicago for Greg Johnson, October 27, 1997. Missed majority of 1998-99 due to knee injury vs. Houston (IHL), October 16, 1998.
I don't think it's really truly going to sink in until we drop the puck, to be honest. I know there's going to be a lot of smoke and mirrors with the media attention and all that. We came [Monday] and it was sort of a light day to get things organized. We just want to focus in on the business aspect, the game itself. That's what we're preparing to do. Get these next couple of days out of the way and it's game on.
— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos on playing in his first Stanley Cup Final