USSR Rookie of the Year (1990)
Traded to Buffalo by Detroit with Detroit's 1st round pick (later traded to Columbus, later traded to Atlanta Atlanta selected Jim Slater) in 2002 NHL Draft for Dominik Hasek, July 1, 2001. Missed majority of 2001-02 due to Achilles tendon injury vs. Columbus, December 31, 2001. Traded to Atlanta by Buffalo with Buffalo's 2nd round pick (later traded to Columbus Columbus selected Joakim Lindstrom) in 2003 NHL Draft for Atlanta's 2nd round pick (later traded to Edmonton Edmonton selected Jeff Deslauriers) in 2003 NHL Draft and Vancouver's 3rd round pick (previously acquired, Buffalo selected John Adams) in 2003 NHL Draft, June 22, 2002. Signed as a free agent by Voskresensk (Russia), September 15, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Kazan (Russia), February 17, 2005. Signed as a free agent by CSKA Moscow (KHL), September 29, 2010.