QJHL First All-Star Team (1952) IHL First All-Star Team (1953) James Gatschene Memorial Trophy (MVP IHL) (1953) Dudley "Red" Garrett Memorial Award (Rookie of the Year AHL) (1954) NHL Second All-Star Team (1967)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1968)
Traded to NY Rangers by Montreal with Jacques Plante and Phil Goyette for Dave Balon, Leon Rochefort, Len Ronson and Gump Worsley, June 4, 1963. Claimed by Buffalo from NY Rangers in Expansion Draft, June 10, 1970. Claimed by Toronto from Buffalo in Intra-League Draft, June 8, 1971.
It's an incredible feeling just to see it go in and see the Joe go pretty crazy. Ever since the introduction there, I was kind of feeling the nerves, and to put that one home, I started to feel comfortable and I thought my play started to pick up.
— Nineteen-year-old Red Wings forward Dylan Larkin after scoring a goal in his NHL debut
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