OHA-Jr. First All-Star Team (1962) OHA-Jr. - MVP (1962) Bill Masterton Trophy (1970)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1971, 1972, 1973, 1974)
Traded to Boston by Detroit for Parker MacDonald, December 30, 1965. Traded to Chicago by Boston with Jack Norris and Gilles Marotte for Phil Esposito, Ken Hodge and Fred Stanfield, May 15, 1967. Traded to Vancouver by Chicago for future considerations (Murray Bannerman, May 27, 1978), November 4, 1977.
I watched many times this year the series between the Russians and Canada in 1972, and he was a dominating player there. After I watched the tapes, I respect him a lot more because he turned the series around. He was the guy. In that time, he was the best in the world. It’s a big honor for me to tie him.
— Panthers forward Jaromir Jagr on scoring the 717th goal of his career to tie Phil Esposito for fifth on the NHL's all-time goals list after a 4-3 win vs. the Lightning on Sunday