EAHL Second All-Star Team (1936) Herman W. Paterson Cup (USHL MVP) (1947) Lester Patrick Trophy (1977)
Claimed by Toronto from NY Rangers (Philadelphia-Can-Am) in Inter-League Draft, May 7, 1936. Traded to NY Americans by Toronto with Buzz Boll, Busher Jackson, Jimmy Fowler and Doc Romnes for Sweeney Schriner, May 18, 1939. Team name changed to Brooklyn Americans prior to 1941-42 season. Rights transferred to Detroit from Brooklyn in Special Dispersal Draw, September 11, 1943.
We don't have any excuses tonight. Excuses are for losers. We've played with five defensemen before and it didn't affect us. We just had a bad second period and it cost us the game. We have to look in the mirror and blame ourselves.
— Bruins coach Claude Julien on his team's play with the loss of defenseman Johnny Boychuk