|InternationalMember of the gold medal-winning Soviet Union team at the 1989 World Junior Championships ... Finished tied for fourth in scoring with 11 points (four goals and seven assists) at the 1990 World Junior Championships in Helsinki as the Soviets placed second behind Canada ... Rookie of the year in Soviet Elite League in 1989-90 ... Member of the Soviet team that won gold at the Goodwill Games in 1990 ... Played for the National Team at the 1991 (bronze) and 1994 World Championships and in the 1991 Canada Cup ... Played for the Russian team at the 1996 World Cup of Hockey.
Career Detroit's second choice, 45th overall, in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft ... Auto accident in November 1991 limited him to 11 games with Central Red Army club that year ... Assisted on a goal by Sergei Fedorov on his first shift in his first NHL game on March 12, 1992 ... Ranked third on Red Wings in scoring in 1993-94 ... In 1995-96, was the only Red Wing to play all 82 games in the regular season ... Tied career high for points with 73 (36 goals, 37 assists) ... Tied for fourth in team scoring and tied for second (with Steve Yzerman) in goals ... Won the Stanley Cup in 1997 with the Red Wings.