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.
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.
— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday