AHA First All-Star Team (1939) USHL First All-Star Team (1946)
Signed as a free agent by Detroit (Pittsburgh-IAHL), October 30, 1937. Traded to Chicago by Detroit with Don Grosso and Cully Simon for Earl Seibert and future considerations (Fido Purpur), January 4, 1945), January 2, 1945.
Your team is going to want to recapture the feeling. What they're going to have to figure out is they're going to have to rewrite the story. Because you're going to rewrite the story doesn't mean you want a different end. It's just that you're going to have to learn that there's different challenges to get there, and if you're going to try and tap the same feeling, it ain't going to happen.
— Los Angeles Kings general manager Dean Lombardi on maintaining their success from last season