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.
You can be hyped all you want, but his game will speak for itself. He's obviously going to be a great player so we've got to make sure we keep an eye on him. Whether it's his first game or his 1,000th game, our job is to take care of business, shut him down.
— Blues defenseman Alex Pietrangelo on facing ballyhooed Oilers rookie Connor McDavid, who is making NHL debut in St. Louis
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