OHL First All-Star Team (1992) NHL Foundation Player Award (2003)
Missed majority of 1999-2000 due to hernia injury vs. Dallas, November 10, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Calgary, August 2, 2005. Missed majority of 2006-07 due to recurring hernia injury. Signed as a free agent by Flint (IHL), January 9, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Grand Rapids (AHL), February 4, 2008. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, February 25, 2008. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to recurring hernia injury. Officially announced his retirement, December 7, 2009.
I've been getting frustrated lately, and the only thing keeping me sane was the team winning and other people stepping up and scoring. Then you just kind of let it go and realize you can end the series with one shot, that frustration goes away for a brief moment, and that's what happened.
— Montreal forward Max Pacioretty after scoring the series-winner in Game 4 -- his first career playoff goal -- to eliminate the Lightning and send the Canadiens into the second round