Father of Bryan Jr. and Dennis NHL First All-Star Team (1940, 1941, 1942) NHL Second All-Star Team (1943)
Missed entire 1944-45 and majority of 1945-46 seasons after being refused permission to enter USA by War Mobilization Command, November 22, 1944. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by NY Rangers for cash, September 21, 1948. Traded to Washington (AHL) by Cleveland (AHL) with Ab DeMarco for Ken Schultz, Dan Porteous and Frank Porteous, January 20, 1949.
I kept refreshing the page on the NHL website after the second round and I was shocked he lasted that long. I'm sure the Coyotes were pretty happy to get him. He's such a good player and he plays big in big games.
— Arizona Coyotes forward Henrik Samuelsson on prospect Edgars Kulda being draftedd