William Northey Trophy (QMHL Top Rookie) (1953) QMHL Second Team All-Star (1953) QHL Second All-Star Team (1954) Calder Memorial Trophy (1955) NHL Second All-Star Team (1957)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1955, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1962, 1963)
Traded to Chicago by Montreal for cash, December 10, 1954. Traded to Detroit by Chicago for Gerry Melnyk and Brian Smith, June 12, 1961. Claimed on waivers by Toronto from Detroit, December 29, 1961.
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs