Traded to Atlanta by Anaheim for Kurtis Foster, June 26, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Sodertalje (Sweden), August 9, 2004. Traded to New Jersey by Atlanta with Myles Stoesz for Anssi Salmela, March 1, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Linkopings (Sweden), May 15, 2009.
I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.
— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh