QHL First All-Star Team (1956) President's Cup (QHL Scoring Champion) (1956)
Signed as a free agent by Montreal, September 27, 1949. Loaned to Sherbrooke (QMHL) by Montreal for cash, September, 1951. Signed as a free agent by Detroit to three game try-out contract, April 10, 1954.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp