Missed majority of 2000-01 season due to dispute over ownership of playing rights between Vancouver and Bratislava (Slovakia), November 28, 2000. Traded to Montreal by Vancouver for Sylvain Blouin, March 9, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Bratislava (Slovakia), November 13, 2004.
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