Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (Russia), July 14, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Dynamo Moscow (Russia), February 17, 2005. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, July 27, 2010. Signed as a free agent by Omsk (KHL), May 12, 2011.
The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.
— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday