Brother of Ed
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1934)
Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, February 21, 1924. Claimed by Toronto from Ottawa for 1931-32 season in Dispersal Draft, September 26, 1931. Transferred to St. Louis after Ottawa franchise relocated, September 30, 1934. Traded to Toronto by St. Louis for cash, February 13, 1935.
You get the right whistles at the right times, you can leave him out there. He's a beast when it comes to being on the ice. I thought [Saturday] he was a big man. That first period, he did that lateral cut and it was like three bowling pins bounced off him. There's not too many guys that can do that.
— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on Alex Ovechkin, who enters February tied for the NHL lead in goals