Signed as a free agent by Davos (Swiss), July 23, 2004. Traded to Dallas by Florida for Dallas' 7th round choice (Sergei Gayduchenko) in 2007 Entry Draft, December 12, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Toronto, July 1, 2008. Traded to Calgary by Toronto with Matt Stajan, Jamal Mayers and Ian White for Dion Phaneuf, Fredrik Sjostrom and Keith Aulie, January 31, 2010. Claimed on waivers by Anaheim from Calgary, November 14, 2011. Signed as a free agent by Yaroslavl (KHL), July 12, 2012.
You can be hyped all you want, but his game will speak for itself. He's obviously going to be a great player so we've got to make sure we keep an eye on him. Whether it's his first game or his 1,000th game, our job is to take care of business, shut him down.
— Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on facing ballyhooed Oilers rookie Connor McDavid, who is making NHL debut in St. Louis
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