Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year AHL) (1955) AHL Second All-Star Team (1961, 1964)
Loaned to Glace Bay (MMHL) by Detroit, September 20, 1951. Loaned to Shawinigan, (QMHL) by Detroit, December 5, 1952. Loaned to Buffalo (AHL) by Springfield (AHL), February 23, 1958. NHL rights transferred to Los Angeles after NHL club purchased Springfield (AHL) franchise, May, 1967.
I watched many times this year the series between the Russians and Canada in 1972, and he was a dominating player there. After I watched the tapes, I respect him a lot more because he turned the series around. He was the guy. In that time, he was the best in the world. It’s a big honor for me to tie him.
— Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr on scoring the 717th goal of his career to tie Phil Esposito for fifth on the NHL's all-time goals list after a 4-3 win vs. the Lightning on Sunday