Brother of Gordie AHL First All-Star Team (1946) USHL Second All-Star Team (1949) PCHL First All-Star Team (1951)
Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, October 30, 1942. Traded to Montreal by NY Rangers with Hal Laycoe and George Robertson for Buddy O'Connor and Frank Eddolls, August 19, 1947.
He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.
— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft