Missed majority of 1966-67 due to ankle injury vs. San Francisco (WHL), December 3, 1966. Claimed by St. Louis from Toronto in Expansion Draft, June 6, 1967. Traded to Buffalo by St. Louis with Jean-Guy Talbot for Bob Baun, November 4, 1970. Traded to Philadelphia by Buffalo for Larry Mickey, November 16, 1971.
Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.
— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season