Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, October 9, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, July 9, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Phoenix, September 2, 2004. Traded to NY Rangers by Phoenix for Jeff Taffe, January 24, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Kuopio (Finland), July 18, 2006.
It's pretty crazy, but believe me when I say we didn't draft these players with the mindset we had to because they had good hockey-playing dads. It just turned out that way. But we're certainly glad they're a part of our organization.
— Arizona Coyotes director of amateur scouting Tim Bernhardt regarding the coincidence that six of the organization's top prospects are sons of former NHL players