Brother of Brian and Barry EHL First All-Star Team (1963) EHL - Rookie of the Year (1963) CPHL First All-Star Team (1964) Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (AHL Rookie of the Year) (1965)
Traded to NY Rangers by Chicago with John McKenzie for Dick Meissner, Dave Richardson, Tracy Pratt and Mel Pearson, June 4, 1965. Claimed by Detroit from NY Rangers in Intra-League Draft, June 15, 1966. Claimed by Minnesota from Detroit in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Claimed by Vancouver from Minnesota in Expansion Draft, June 10, 1970.
That's a really tough thing to play through; when you finally are thrown out there, the game is fast, intense, every single play matters, you've got to find a way to play through that and make smart plays. So it's a huge testament to [Vermette] and some other individuals in our locker room that are putting their own ego, their own wants and needs aside, and are ready for those opportunities when they do come.
— Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews on teammate Antoine Vermette, who returned from being a healthy scratch in Game 3 to score the double-overtime winner in Game 4