NHL First All-Star Team (1937) Lady Byng Trophy (1937)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1937)
Signed as a free agent by NY Americans, October 27, 1927. Claimed by Boston from NY Americans (New Haven-Can-Am) in Inter-League Draft, May 13, 1929. Traded to Detroit by Boston with Art Giroux for Cooney Weiland and Walt Buswell, July 11, 1935. Signed as a free agent by Montreal, October 20, 1939. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh (IAHL), February 11, 1940.
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.
— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday