Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, May 20, 2002. Missed majority of 2004-05 due to concussion vs. Bridgeport (AHL), November 19, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 21, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Straubing (Germany), July 20, 2007.
They said, 'You're going to love the city. It's smaller than Philadelphia, but you're going to love it. You're going to love the fans. Just watching the playoffs last year, the fans seemed louder there than they did anywhere. I'm really excited about that.
— Forward Scott Hartnell on his upcoming season with the Columbus Blue Jackets