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.
Unless he really collapses, I don't see him going anywhere. I've been very impressed with his composure and maturity. Once the regular season started, he was a different guy; it was like game on and almost as if he's been around for a long time.
— Florida Panthers general manager Dale Tallon on rookie defenseman Aaron Ekblad