NHL center who both played for and coached the Washington Capitals. He originally entered the NHL as the 41st overall pick of the Quebec Nordiques in the 1979 draft.
He quickly became known for his professionalism: he was always courteous to his teammates and always on time for every event.
He was less kind to his opponents; he was suspended for 21 games for a vicious check of the New York Islanders star,
He grew up around the town of Petrolia, in Ontario, Canada.
He was traded to the Washington Capitals for the rights to a first-round draft pick, who turned out to be Joe Sakic.