Traded to Erie (OHL) by Windsor (OHL) with Stephen Valiquette for Craig Jolbert, Jason Polera and Jeff Kapitanchuk, December 17, 1997. Traded to Sarnia (OHL) by Erie (OHL) for Andrew Proskurnicki, Juliys Halfkenny and Sarnia's 4th round choice (Bryan Sansom) in 2000 OHL Priority Draft, January 12, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Boston, June 21, 1999. Missed majority of 1999-2000 and 2000-01 due to knee injury suffered in practice, December 22, 1999.
I was going nuts and I saw [Subban], he was going crazy, and the ref had no idea where to go. [Subban] was skating to me, and I was skating to him and the ref was right in between us and I don't know, I kind of hit him pretty hard, I thought, but those were some emotions and I'm pretty sure he understands that.
— Montreal forward Alex Galchenyuk on the celebration following his OT goal against Ottawa in Game 2