Rights transferred to Carolina after Hartford franchise relocated, June 25, 1997. Traded to Chicago by Carolina with Carolina's 5th round choice (later traded to Toronto Toronto selected Morgan Warren) in 1998 Entry Draft for Enrico Ciccone, July 25, 1997. Traded to NY Rangers by Chicago for Ryan VandenBussche, March 24, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Ayr Eagles (Britain), September 17, 2001.
I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic