AHL First All-Star Team (1946, 1950) AHL Second All-Star Team (1947) John B. Sollenberger Trophy (Leading Scorer AHL) (1950) Les Cunningham Award (MVP AHL) (1950) Byng of Vimy Trophy (QMHL MVP) (1952)
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 9, 1939. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Detroit with Harold Jackson for Jim McFadden, June, 1947. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Buffalo (AHL) for Gord Davidson, June 15, 1949.
For our team, as a group, we've never been this far before, and so it's just more lessons learned, and sometimes you have to go to the school of hard knocks to find out what works and what doesn't. We've got a young group. They've played some unreal hockey here to get us this far, and we showed if we're not going to play the proper way, a really, really good hockey team is going to beat you, and that's what they did. It's a lesson learned.
— Lightning coach Jon Cooper after Rangers win in Game 6 forced a Game 7 that will be played at Madison Square Garden on Friday