Claimed by NY Rangers from Montreal in Intra-League Draft, June, 1955. Claimed by Boston from NY Rangers in Intra-League Draft, June 8, 1960. Traded to Providence (AHL) by Boston for cash, August, 1961. Traded to Baltimore (AHL) by Providence (AHL) with Aldo Guidolin, Willie Marshall and Ian Anderson for Mike Corbett, Ed Lawson and Ken Stephanson, June, 1966.
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