WHL Second All-Star Team (1955) AHL First All-Star Team (1963, 1964, 1965, 1966) Eddie Shore Award (Outstanding Defenseman AHL) (1965) Lester Patrick Trophy (1992)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1969)
Claimed by Chicago from Detroit in Intra-League Draft, June 3, 1958. Claimed by Toronto from Chicago in Intra-League Draft, June 13, 1961. Claimed by St. Louis from Toronto in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Served as Head Coach of St. Louis from October 10, 1970 to February 5, 1971.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp