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.
I watched many times this year the series between the Russians and Canada in 1972, and he was a dominating player there. After I watched the tapes, I respect him a lot more because he turned the series around. He was the guy. In that time, he was the best in the world. It’s a big honor for me to tie him.
— Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr on scoring the 717th goal of his career to tie Phil Esposito for fifth on the NHL's all-time goals list after a 4-3 win vs. the Lightning on Sunday