Claimed by Vancouver from Detroit in Expansion Draft, June 10, 1970. Loaned to Seattle (WHL) by Vancouver with Jim Wiste for the remainder of the 1970-71 season for Bobby Schmautz, February 9, 1971. Selected by LA Sharks (WHA) in 1972 WHA General Player Draft, February 12, 1972. WHA rights traded to Chicago (WHA) by LA Sharks (WHA) for cash, October, 1972. Traded to Vancouver (WHA) by Chicago (WHA) for cash, September, 1973.
I challenged him to a goalie fight when we chatted before the game, but he didn't want to go. It was strange to see him at the other end of the ice, but I'm sure he felt the same way looking down at our end.
— Vancouver goalie Eddie Lack joking about facing his former teammate Roberto Luongo after the Canucks' win against the Panthers