Brother of Chuck MMHL Second All-Star Team (1952) Byng of Vimy Trophy (MVP QHL) (1954)
Traded to Chicago (Buffalo-AHL) by Toronto with Frank Sullivan and Jackie Leclair for Brian Cullen, May 4, 1954. Loaned to NY Rangers by Buffalo (AHL) with $10,000 and the loan of Gord Pennell for Pete Conacher, August 20, 1956.
I don't think it's really truly going to sink in until we drop the puck, to be honest. I know there's going to be a lot of smoke and mirrors with the media attention and all that. We came [Monday] and it was sort of a light day to get things organized. We just want to focus in on the business aspect, the game itself. That's what we're preparing to do. Get these next couple of days out of the way and it's game on.
— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos on playing in his first Stanley Cup Final