Signed as a free agent by Toronto, October 22, 1935. Traded to St. Louis (AHA) by Toronto for cash, October 13, 1939. Traded to NY Americans (Springfield-AHL) by St. Louis (AHA) for cash, November 29, 1940. Traded to Toronto (Pittsburgh-AHL) by NY Americans (Springfield-AHL) with the loan of Peanuts O'Flaherty for Clarence Drouillard, January 17, 1941.
He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.
— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft