QMHL First All-Star Team (1951, 1953) QHL First All-Star Team (1955) QHL Second All-Star Team (1956, 1957) Named Best Defenseman at WEC-A (1959) EHL Second All-Star Team (1961)
Traded to Chicago (St. Louis-AHL) by NY Rangers for cash, September 19, 1950. Traded to Montreal by Chicago for cash, October 25, 1954. Claimed on waivers by Quebec (QHL) from Shawinigan (QHL), October, 1956.
For six months, it's a really good accomplishment. But as soon as April [11, the end of the regular season] comes around, no one thinks about the regular season anymore. For six months, it's a real battle to get into the playoffs in the NHL these days. There are a lot of good teams, and it takes consistency over a long time.
— Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau on clinching a playoff berth after a win against the Islanders on Saturday