Traded to NY Rangers by St. Louis for Alexei Gusarov, March 5, 2001. Traded to Nashville by NY Rangers for Richard Lintner, March 19, 2002. Traded to Ottawa by Nashville for Chris Bala, June 26, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Wolfsburg (Germany), May 7, 2004.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp