NHL First All-Star Team (1938, 1941, 1943, 1944) NHL Scoring Leader (1941) Hart Trophy (1941, 1943) NHL Second All-Star Team (1945)
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, October 22, 1934. Claimed by Boston from St. Louis in Dispersal Draft, October 15, 1935. Missed majority of 1941-42 due to jaw injury vs. Detroit, January 22, 1942.
I don't know how he does it. I don't know how he gets his body parallel with the player and pulls it through his legs like that. I know he's tried it a couple times in practice and it's never worked, so how he does it in a game, it's incredible.
— Capitals defenseman Mike Green on teammate Alex Ovechkin's highlight-reel goal against the Devils on Saturday