Russian League All-Star Team (2000)
Traded to NY Islanders by Tampa Bay with Adrian Aucoin for Mathieu Biron and NY Islanders' 2nd round choice (later traded to Washington later traded to Vancouver Vancouver selected Denis Grot) in 2002 Entry Draft, June 22, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Sibir Novosibirsk (KHL), September 6, 2009.
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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