ASHL First All-Star Team (1943)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1948, 1949)
Claimed by NY Americans from Seattle (PCHL) in Inter-League Draft, June 27, 1941. Refused permission to leave Canada for NY Americans training camp because of war-time travel restrictions, September, 1941. Rights transferred to Toronto from Brooklyn in Special Dispersal Draw, September 11, 1943.
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs