Canadian Major Junior Scholastic Player of the Year (1996)
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, August 23, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, July 5, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, October 7, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Lugano (Swiss), November 3, 2009.
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs