Signed as a free agent by Chicago, June 4, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 18, 2006. Missed majority of 2009-10 due to broken jaw at NY Rangers, November 17, 2009 and as a healthy reserve. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Abbotsford (AHL), November 10, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 1, 2011.
Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.
— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season