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.
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