EAHL First All-Star Team (1947) John Carlin Trophy (EAHL Top Scorer) (1947) Calder Memorial Trophy (1949)
Traded to NY Rangers by Boston with Ray Manson to complete transaction that sent Grant Warwick to Boston (February 6, 1948), June, 1948. Rights traded to Boston by NY Rangers with Gus Kyle and cash for Paul Ronty, September 20, 1951. Traded to Victoria (WHL) by Boston with Sam Bettio for cash, July 1, 1953.
You get the right the whistles at the right times, you can leave him out there. He's a beast when it comes to being on the ice. I thought [Saturday] he was a big man. That first period, he did that lateral cut and it was like three bowling pins bounced off him. There's not too many guys that can do that.
— Capitals coach Barry Trotz on Alex Ovechkin, who enters February tied for the NHL lead in goals