Claimed by St. Louis from Boston in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Claimed by NY Islanders from St. Louis in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1972. Traded to Philadelphia by NY Islanders for Jean Potvin and future considerations (Glen Irwin, May 18, 1973), March 5, 1973. Retired to become head coach of the Springfield Indians (AHL), October, 1976.
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