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.
When we started our journey we made a commitment to our fans to be relevant and to see the Chicago Blackhawks become the best professional hockey organization. There are not two finer symbols of that than Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane. The commitment we have made to these incredible young men is equal to the commitment they have made to our team, our fans, our entire organization and the city of Chicago.
— Chicago Blackhawks owner Rocky Wirtz on signing Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane to contract extensions