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.
You get the right the whistles at the right times, you can leave him out there. He's a beast when it comes to being on the ice. I thought [Saturday] he was a big man. That first period, he did that lateral cut and it was like three bowling pins bounced off him. There's not too many guys that can do that.
— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on Alex Ovechkin, who enters February tied for the NHL lead in goals