AHL Second All-Star Team (1959)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1955)
Traded to Chicago by Boston for Murray Costello, October 4, 1954. Traded to Buffalo (AHL) by Chicago with Wally Hergesheimer for Ken Wharram, May 5, 1958. Traded to Quebec (AHL) by Buffalo (AHL) for cash, July, 1960. Claimed by Providence (AHL) from Montreal in Reverse Draft, June 9, 1965.
Unless he really collapses, I don't see him going anywhere. I've been very impressed with his composure and maturity. Once the regular season started, he was a different guy; it was like game on and almost as if he's been around for a long time.
— Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon on rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad