WCMHL First All-Star Team (1951) AHL Second All-Star Team (1946)
Signed as a free agent by NY Americans, October 23, 1940. Team name changed to Brooklyn Americans prior to 1941-42 season. Traded to Hershey (AHL) by New Haven (AHL) for Bill Gooden, January 28, 1946.
Unless he really collapses, I don't see him going anywhere. I've been very impressed with his composure and maturity. Once the regular season started, he was a different guy; it was like game on and almost as if he's been around for a long time.
— Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon on rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad