Brother of Norm
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 16, 1940. Traded to Chicago (St. Louis-AHL) by Detroit (Indianapolis-AHL) with Norm McAtee, George Ritchie and Roy Sawyer for Doug McCaig, George Blake and cash, December 26, 1945. Traded to Hershey (AHL) by St. Louis (AHL) for Norm Tustin, November 15, 1947.
We want to make sure that whoever makes our team really makes our team by earning it and not putting them in situations where they get preference because of their status as a first-round pick or whatever it might be. That's not going to happen. Everybody has to earn their way on our team.
— Columbus Blue Jackets general manager Jarmo Kekalainen on the team's prospects at development camp