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.
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