Traded to New Jersey by Dallas with Joe Nieuwendyk for Jason Arnott, Randy McKay and New Jersey's 1st round choice (later traded to Columbus, later traded to Buffalo Buffalo selected Daniel Paille) in 2002 Entry Draft, March 19, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Ingolstadt (Germany), January 24, 2005. Traded to Dallas by New Jersey for Dallas's 3rd round choice (Blake Coleman) in 2011 Entry Draft and future considerations, January 6, 2011. Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 6, 2011. Missed majority of 2012-13 due to hip surgery, February 9, 2013. Officialy announced his retirement, January 15, 2014.
It's an incredible feeling just to see it go in and see the Joe go pretty crazy. Ever since the introduction there, I was kind of feeling the nerves, and to put that one home, I started to feel comfortable and I thought my play started to pick up.
— Nineteen-year-old Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin after scoring a goal in his NHL debut
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