OHL Rookie of the Year (1991)
Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to shoulder injury vs. Philadelphia, December 27, 1999. Traded to St. Louis by Calgary for Craig Conroy and St. Louis' 7th round choice (David Moss) in 2001 Entry Draft, March 13, 2001. Traded to Tampa Bay by St. Louis for Tampa Bay's 2nd round choice (David Backes) in 2003 Entry Draft, June 21, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Carolina, August 2, 2005. Traded to Ottawa by Carolina with Mike Commodore for Joe Corvo and Patrick Eaves, February 11, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Florida, July 1, 2008. Traded to Carolina by Florida for Ryan Carter and Carolina's 5th round choice (later traded to Atlanta, later traded to San Jose San Jose selected Sean Kuraly) in 2011 Entry Draft, February 24, 2011.
It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.
— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings