Traded to NY Islanders by St. Louis with St. Louis' 2nd round choice (Jeremy Colliton) in 2003 Entry Draft for Chris Osgood and NY Islanders' 3rd round choice (Konstantin Barulin) in 2003 Entry Draft, March 11, 2003. Signed as a free agent by New Jersey, August 10, 2006. Missed majority of 2006-07 as a healthy reserve. Signed as a free agent by Basel (Swiss), June 21, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Wolfsburg (Germany), April, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Adler Mannheim (Germany), April, 2009.
When somebody goes out and is there to score goals, but is also there to make some big hits, fight, do all of those things, and he has a great mustache, it was great to see him get that hit and get everybody going.
— Colin Wilson on teammate Eric Nystrom, who scored a goal in Predators' win vs. Kings