Traded to Swift Current (WHL) by Seattle (WHL) for Jeffrey Beatch, December 20, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Columbus, May 17, 2000. Loaned to Houston (AHL) by Syracuse (AHL) for the loan of Jason Beckett, March 10, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Boston, September 7, 2005. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 2, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Boston, July 1, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Ingolstadt (Germany), April 30, 2011.
It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.
— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings