Brother of Lionel and Charlie NHL First All-Star Team (1949) Art Ross Trophy (1949)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1949)
Traded to Detroit by Boston for Joe Carveth, August, 1946. Traded to NY Rangers by Detroit for Eddie Slowinski and future considerations, October 22, 1947. Conacher refused to report and transaction was voided. Traded to Chicago by Detroit for cash, November 1, 1947.
We were thinking about Rich back home, but I thought we did a great job getting mentally ready for this game. We're still in a big playoff push and we found a way to get two points. It's not easy. It hit our guys pretty good [Monday] night. We did a great job as a group.
— Dallas captain Jamie Benn on the Stars' OT victory against the St. Louis Blues the night after Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench