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 forget how good [Nieuwendyk] was. You hear the points and stuff and you almost forget until they kind of walk you through his career, and that was really cool for me. I might have felt it a little more than some of the other guys because he was one of my favorites growing up, but that was very cool and I'm honored to have been a part of it. I had chills the entire ceremony.
— Calgary's Joe Colborne on the "Forever a Flame" ceremony for Joe Nieuwendyk