Played in NHL All-Star Game (1961)
Traded to Chicago by NY Rangers for Hank Ciesla, June, 1957. Traded to Detroit by Chicago with Aut Erickson for Art Stratton, John Miszuk and Ian Cushenan, June 9, 1964. Traded to Boston by Detroit with Bill Lesuk, Gary Doak and future considerations (Steve Atkinson, June 6, 1966) for Dean Prentice and Leo Boivin, February 16, 1966. Missed majority of 1967-68 due to shoulder and bicep muscle operations.
It's cool when you think about how many great American players have played the game and the two players that were at that 18-game point streak and what they've done in their careers. It's pretty cool right now, but it was kind of overshadowed by the loss.
— Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after breaking the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with a goal and an assist in a 3-2 overtime loss against the Kings