|International Won a gold medal with the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) Junior Team at the 1992 World Junior Championship ... Played for Russian Junior Team at the 1993 World Junior Championship ... Won a gold medal with Russia at the 1993 World Championship ... Played for Russia in the 1994, 1996 and 1997 World Championships ... Played in the 1996 World Cup of Hockey ... Won a silver medal at the Nagano Olympics in 1998 ... Was the second-best scorer on the Russian team (behind Pavel Bure) with three goals and three assists in six games ? Scored eight goals as a member of the 1999 World Championship team ? Member of 2000, 2001 and 2004 World Championship teams ? Won bronze medal at the 2002 Olympic games in Salt Lake City ? Played on the Russian entry for the 2004 World Cup of Hockey.
Career Ottawa's first choice, second overall, in the 1992 NHL Entry Draft ... NHL Rookie of the Month in November, 1993 ... Played in the 1994 NHL All-Star Game and scored the game-winning goal ... Named Senators team MVP as a rookie ... Led NHL rookies in assists (49) and finished second in points (79) ... Led Ottawa in scoring with 44 points (21 goals, 23 assists) in 48 games in 1994-95 ... Led Ottawa Senators to the playoffs for the first time in 1996-97 ... Led the team in scoring in 1997-98 with 33 goals and 39 assists for 72 points in 82 games ? Had a career year in 1998-99 scoring 44 goals and 50 assists for 94 points with the Ottawa Senators ? Suspended for entire 1999-2000 season by Ottawa for refusing to report to team ? Returned to the Senators in 2000-01 with another strong season scoring 40 goals ? Traded to the New York Islanders on June 23, 2001 ? Led Islanders in scoring his first two seasons with the club (75 points in 2001-02 and 65 points in 2002-03).