Missed majority of 1997-98 due to shoulder injury vs. University of Michigan (CCHA), October 10, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, October 2, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Biel-Bienne (Swiss-2), December 2, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Washington, August 8, 2005.
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets