Spent majority of 2001-02 season on practice roster. Signed as a free agent by Kazan (Russia), July 9, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Chekhov (Russia-2), September 25, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Voskresensk (Russia), February 14, 2005. Traded to New Jersey by San Jose with Jim Fahey for Vladimir Malakhov and New Jersey's 1st round choice (later traded to St. Louis - St. Louis selected David Perron) in 2007 Entry Draft, October 1, 2006.