AHL First All-Star Team (1959)
Claimed by Toronto from Pittsburgh (AHL) in Inter-League Draft, June 5, 1956. Claimed by Detroit from Toronto in Intra-League Draft, June 10, 1959. Traded to Boston by Detroit with Murray Oliver and Tom McCarthy for Vic Stasiuk and Leo Labine, January 23, 1961.
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs