Traded to Nashville by Detroit with Detroit's 3rd round choice (later traded to Edmonton Edmonton selected Mike Comrie) and Detroit's 4th round compensatory choice (Alexander Krevsun) in 1999 Entry Draft for Doug Brown, July 14, 1998. Traded to Washington by Nashville for Washington's 3rd round choice (Paul Brown) in 2003 Entry Draft, June 22, 2002.
We don't have any excuses tonight. Excuses are for losers. We've played with five defensemen before and it didn't affect us. We just had a bad second period and it cost us the game. We have to look in the mirror and blame ourselves.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on his team's play with the loss of defenseman Johnny Boychuk