TRANSACTIONS: Ottawa's first pick (second overall) in the 1992 Entry Draft. Acquired from Ottawa for Zdeno Chara, Bill Muckalt and the Islanders' 2001 first-round pick (Jason Spezza) on June 23, 2001.
LAST SEASON: Co-led the Islanders in points with 66...Second on the team in goals with 28 and in assists with 38...Third on the team in power play goals with 10...Named the team's tenth captain on Sept. 20...Recorded 200th point as an Islander on Nov. 26 at Philadelphia...Recorded 400th career assist on Jan. 26 vs. Pittsburgh.
2002-03: Played in his 700th NHL game March 16 at TB...Missed 35 games with laceration on his forearm sustained Dec. 23 vs. PHI...Had a three-point night April 2 at CAR (1-2-3)..Had a pair of two-goal games (Oct. 11 at BUF & Dec. 6 vs. CHI)... 2002-03: Led NYI in points and assists for the second straight year...Had a career-best four-goal game March 25 at CHI and scored two goals in 12 seconds, marking the third fastest two goals by one player in team history...Had 10 points on a three-game tear March 20- 25...Tied career-high with five points March 20 at MTL (2-3-5)...Had a nine-game point streak (3-10-13) Nov. 14-Dec. 3...Assisted on every Islanders goal in Nov. 23 & Nov. 27 contests (0-5-5)... 2001-02: Led the club in goals, assists, points, PPGs and shots (239) and ranked second in game-winners...
Notched his first NYI hat trick, scoringthree goals in the first period Jan. 30 vs. NYR. ..Named to the NHL All-Star team... 2000-01: Hit the 40-goal mark forthe second time...Tied for second in the NHL in gamewinners,10th in goals, 11th in points... 1998-99: Played inall 82 games, for 292 consecutive games played...Led OTT in points...Finalist for the Hart Trophy and Lester B.Pearson Award...Named to the NHL's Second All-Star team...Set a team record with an 11 game point streak... 1997-98: Led the team in scoring...Fourth in the NHL in shots... 1996-97: Led OTT in goals and points...Had 15 two-point games and eight three-point games... 1995-96:Second on team in scoring... 1994-95: Team scoring leader with 44 points (21-23) in 47 games... 1993-94: Led all rookies in assists, second in points...Only rookie to play in the NHL All-Star game.
STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS:
2004: Led the team with 15 shots
2003: Led the team in goals and points...Scored a goal and was named second star in Game 1...Led all
forwards averaging 21:05 TOI per game.
2002: Tied for the team points lead and was second in goals and first with 29 shots in first-round loss to
1998: Led OTT in PPGs (3), game-winning goals (2) and shots (42).
Represented Russia in the 2004 World Cup...Won bronze with the Russian team in the 2002 Winter Games...Won a silver with Russia in 1998, scoring six points (3-3) in six games...Represented Russia in World Championships six times – in 1993 (gold), 1994, 1996, and 1999-2001...Represented Russia in the 1996 World Cup and 1992 WJCs (gold) and 1993 WJCs