Brother of Reg and Doug Lady Byng Trophy (1943) NHL First All-Star Team (1946) Hart Trophy (1946) NHL Second All-Star Team (1947)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1947, 1948, 1949, 1951)
Traded to Toronto by Chicago with Cy Thomas for Gus Bodnar, Bud Poile, Gaye Stewart, Ernie Dickens and Bob Goldham, November 2, 1947. Traded to NY Rangers by Toronto for cash, August 11, 1953. Officially announced retirement from NHL, November 16, 1955.
It's a date that's been circled on my calendar, so it's kind of nice to have it here and get it over with (Thursday). This is a little bit of the closing of the book on the move. That's kind of how I'm looking at it.
— Stars forward Jason Spezza on returning to Ottawa for the first time to face the Senators