Traded to NY Rangers by Ottawa with Alexandre Giroux for Greg De Vries, March 9, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Znojmo (CzRep), September 6, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (Russia), November 1, 2004. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, July 3, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Dynamo Moscow (KHL), August 31, 2008.
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs