AJHL - MVP (1995)
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, May 1, 1996. Traded to NY Rangers by St. Louis for Mike Eastwood, March 24, 1998. Traded to Pittsburgh by NY Rangers with Alex Kovalev for Petr Nedved, Chris Tamer and Sean Pronger, November 25, 1998. Claimed on waivers by Vancouver from Pittsburgh, December 7, 1998. Played w/ RHI's Chicago Cheetahs in 1995 (24-24-47-71-25).
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp