Traded to Phoenix by Toronto for Tyson Nash and Boston's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Toronto selected Matt Frattin) in 2007 Entry Draft, November 28, 2006. Traded to Buffalo by Phoenix for Buffalo's 4th round choice (later traded to Montreal - Montreal selected Mark MacMillan) in 2010 Entry Draft, March 4, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Kazan (Russia - KHL), May 1, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Rauma (Finland), November 19, 2009. Signed as a free agent by Riga (Russia - KHL), August 4, 2010.
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