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.
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.
— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday