S-SSHL First All-Star Team (1940) NHL Second All-Star Team (1944, 1946) NHL First All-Star Team (1945, 1948, 1952) Hart Trophy (1945) Art Ross Trophy (1948)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1948, 1952, 1953)
Signed as a free agent by Montreal, October 24, 1940. Missed remainder of 1941-42 season after suffering elbow injury in game vs. Detroit, November 1, 1941.
When somebody goes out and is there to score goals, but is also there to make some big hits, fight, do all of those things, and he has a great mustache, it was great to see him get that hit and get everybody going.
— Colin Wilson on teammate Eric Nystrom, who scored a goal in Predators' win vs. Kings