Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 14, 1941. Traded to Toronto by Detroit for Doug Baldwin and Ray Powell, September 21, 1946. Traded to Montreal (Buffalo-AHL) by Toronto (Pittsburgh-AHL) with John Mahaffy for Dutch Hiller and Vic Lynn, September 21, 1946. Traded to Boston (Hershey-AHL) by Montreal (Buffalo-AHL) with Hal Jackson for Jack McGill, June 30, 1948.
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