WCHA All-Rookie Team (1998)
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, May 15, 2000. Signed as a free agent by Briancon (France), November 9, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 12, 2006. Traded to Columbus by Colorado for Darcy Campbell and Phillipe Dupuis, January 22, 2008.
Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.
— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season