NSDHL First All-Star Team (1943) PCHL Southern First All-Star Team (1949)
Traded to Boston by Toronto to complete transaction that sent Art Jackson to Toronto (December 24, 1944), October 29, 1945. Returned to Toronto by Boston and loaned to Providence (AHL), November 6, 1945.
Just the feel for the direction they were headed and what they're trying to do, it just felt that this is a really good thing for this organization. They've got the pieces. We can put something together and go on a run or two and be together for a while, and I'm really excited about that opportunity. The team we have here has an opportunity to win, and that's the most attractive thing.
— Washington defenseman Matt Niskanen on why he decided to sign with the Capitals