NHL Second All-Star Team (1944) NHL - Scoring Leader (1944)
Montreal protested Cain's contract with Mtl. Maroons, claiming they owned his rights, October 3, 1934. NHL rights transferred to Montreal by NHL after ruling by NHL President Frank Calder, October 3, 1934. NHL rights traded to Mtl. Maroons by Montreal with Lionel Conacher for the rights to Nels Crutchfield, October 3, 1934. Traded to Montreal by Mtl. Maroons for cash, September 24, 1938. Traded to Boston by Montreal for Charlie Sands and Ray Getliffe, October 10, 1939.
You don't see many. The [Drew] Doughtys, the [P.K.] Subbans, those are guys that create offense from the back and then on top of that ability, the size that he has. In the West you play against some pretty big players, and being able to clear the crease and contain the [Ryan] Getzlafs and the [Corey] Perrys and [Anze] Kopitars and players like that, we're excited about him going back there.
— Sharks general manager Doug Wilson on Brent Burns returning back to defense