WCHA Second All-Star Team (1993) WCHA Rookie of the Year (1993) AHL First All-Star Team (1995) Dudley ``Red'' Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year AHL) (1995) Aldege "Baz" Bastien Memorial Award (Outstanding Goaltender AHL) (1995) NHL All-Rookie Team (1995) NHL First All-Star Team (1996) Vezina Trophy (1996)
Traded to Boston by Washington with Anson Carter, Jason Allison and Washington's 3rd round choice (Lee Goren) in 1997 Entry Draft for Bill Ranford, Adam Oates and Rick Tocchet, March 1, 1997. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, March 1, 1999.
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