AHL Second All-Star Team (1953) WHL Second All-Star Team (1955) Lester Patrick Trophy (1988)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1954)
Suspended by Syracuse (AHL) for refusing to report to Springfield (AHL), February 11, 1954. Traded to Detroit by Syracuse (AHL) for cash, February 26, 1954.
The old saying in hockey is 'weather the storm.' I put the notion in their heads that we don't want to weather the storm, we want to push just as hard and matched their work ethic. I thought our guys exceeded that in the first period.
— Edmonton Oilers coach Dallas Eakins after their loss to the Nashville Predators on Thursday