AHL First All-Star Team (1945, 1946) PCHL First All-Star Team (1951, 1952) PCHL MVP (1951) QMHL First All-Star Team (1953) QHL First All-Star Team (1954)
Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, November 23, 1943. Traded to Montreal (Buffalo - AHL) by NY Rangers with the loan of Gord Davidson for Bob Dill, January 4, 1944. Traded to Victoria (WHL) by Montreal for cash and named playing-coach, September 16, 1950.
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