|InternationalWon a silver medal with the Soviet Union National Junior Team at the 1988 European Junior Championships ... Won a gold medal with the Soviet Union at the 1989 World Junior Championships ... Won a silver medal with the Soviet Union at the 1990 World Junior Championship and was named to tournament's Second All-Star Team ... Won a gold medal with the CIS team (Commonwealth of Independent States) at the 1992 Albertville Olympics ... Played at the 1996 World Cup of Hockey.
Career New York Rangers sixth choice, 85th overall, in the 1990 NHL Entry Draft ... Led New York in scoring, placing second in league scoring among defensemen with 89 points in 1993-94 ... Led NHL defensemen with 77 assists assists ... Became first defenseman to play for a regular-season champion and lead his team in scoring ... Placed fourth in team scoring in the 1994 playoffs when the Rangers won the Stanley Cup ... Finished ninth in league scoring among defensemen in 1994-95 ... In 1995-96, finished eighth in league scoring among defensemen despite missing 18 games ... One of two NHL defensemen to average more than one point per game ... Traded to the Dallas Stars before the 1996-97 season... Had excellent 1997-98 season, finishing third in scoring among league defencemen with 10 goals and 47 assists for 57 points in 73 games as Dallas posted the NHL's best record.