Claimed by Chicago from Cleveland (AHL) in Inter-League Draft, May 12, 1944. Traded to Detroit by Chicago with Leo Reise for Adam Brown and Ray Powell, December 9, 1946. Traded to Boston by Detroit with Bill Quackenbush for Pete Babando, Clare Martin, Lloyd Durham and Jimmy Peters, August 16, 1949. Traded to Chicago by Boston for cash, November 1, 1951.
It's an incredible feeling just to see it go in and see the Joe go pretty crazy. Ever since the introduction there, I was kind of feeling the nerves, and to put that one home, I started to feel comfortable and I thought my play started to pick up.
— Nineteen-year-old Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin after scoring a goal in his NHL debut
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