Signed as a free agent by Boston, March 23, 1949. Traded to Chicago by Boston for cash, January 21, 1954. Traded to Detroit by Chicago with Bob Bailey, Nick Mickoski and Hec Lalande for Earl Reibel, Billy Dea, Lorne Ferguson and Bill Dineen, December 17, 1957. Traded to Hershey (AHL) by Detroit with Pete Conacher and Marc Reaume for Howie Young, January, 1961.
That's a really tough thing to play through; when you finally are thrown out there, the game is fast, intense, every single play matters, you've got to find a way to play through that and make smart plays. So it's a huge testament to [Vermette] and some other individuals in our locker room that are putting their own ego, their own wants and needs aside, and are ready for those opportunities when they do come.
— Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews on teammate Antoine Vermette, who returned from being a healthy scratch in Game 3 to score the double-overtime winner in Game 4