Brother of Gerry
Signed as a free agent by Mtl. Maroons, November 3, 1924. Claimed on waivers by Pittsburgh from Mtl. Maroons, January 12, 1926. Traded to London (Can-Pro) by Philadelphia (Can-Am) for Stan Jackson, January 18, 1929.
I watched many times this year the series between the Russians and Canada in 1972, and he was a dominating player there. After I watched the tapes, I respect him a lot more because he turned the series around. He was the guy. In that time, he was the best in the world. It’s a big honor for me to tie him.
— Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr on scoring the 717th goal of his career to tie Phil Esposito for fifth on the NHL's all-time goals list after a 4-3 win vs. the Lightning on Sunday