Signed as a free agent by Boston, October, 1934. Traded to Minneapolis (AHA) (Cleveland-IAHL) by Boston for cash, September, 1936. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Minneapolis (AHA) for cash and the loan of Paul Runge, December 27, 1940. Traded to Cincinnati (AHL) by Buffalo (AHL) with Bob Thorpe for Les Hickey, October 27, 1949. Signed as a free agent by Buffalo (AHL) after New Haven (AHL) franchise folded, December 10, 1950.
I don't think it's really truly going to sink in until we drop the puck, to be honest. I know there's going to be a lot of smoke and mirrors with the media attention and all that. We came [Monday] and it was sort of a light day to get things organized. We just want to focus in on the business aspect, the game itself. That's what we're preparing to do. Get these next couple of days out of the way and it's game on.
— Lightning captain Steven Stamkos on playing in his first Stanley Cup Final