Regular season totals for Edmonton (CAHL) during 1964-65 unavailable. Selected by Alberta (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. Traded to Detroit by Boston with future considerations (Murray Wing, June 4, 1973) for Gary Doak, March 1, 1973. Traded to St. Louis by Detroit with Ted Harris and Bill Collins for Chris Evans, Bryan Watson and Jean Hamel, February 14, 1974. Traded to Washington by St. Louis with Stan Gilbertson for Denis Dupere, February 10, 1975.
Just the feel for the direction they were headed and what they're trying to do, it just felt that this is a really good thing for this organization. They've got the pieces. We can put something together and go on a run or two and be together for a while, and I'm really excited about that opportunity. The team we have here has an opportunity to win, and that's the most attractive thing.
— Washington defenseman Matt Niskanen on why he decided to sign with the Capitals