AJHL Second All-Star Team (1971) WCJHL First All-Star Team (1972, 1973) WCJHL Goaltender of the Year (1972) WCJHL Player of the Year (1972) Lester Patrick Trophy (2004)
Loaned to Edmonton (WCJHL) by Calgary (WCJHL) for Memorial Cup, May 8, 1972. First goaltender to spend full season in NHL directly from junior without minor league experience. Traded to NY Rangers by St. Louis with Bill Collins for Jerry Butler, Ted Irvine and Bert Wilson, June 18, 1975.
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.
— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday