Rights transferred to Vancouver (WHL) after WHL club purchased Rochester (AHL) franchise, August 13, 1968. Claimed by Pittsburgh from Vancouver (WHL) in Intra-League Draft, June 10, 1969. Traded to St. Louis by Pittsburgh for Bob Johnson, October 4, 1973. Selected by New England (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. WHA rights traded to Indianapolis (WHA) by New England (WHA), June, 1974.
You know what? We've played in some pretty special buildings along this playoff run so far. You start in Detroit, you go to Montreal, you come here … I think it's the first team to beat three Original Six teams to get to the Final if I'm not mistaken. That says how tough the road has been. Those are tough places to win.
— Lightning forward Steven Stamkos after Game 7 win vs. Rangers on Friday in New York