WCHA First All-Star Team (1963) WCHA Most Valuable Player (1963) NCAA West First All-American Team (1963) Lester Patrick Trophy (1989)
Played weekend games for Rochester (USHL) during 1963-1965 seasons. Signed as a free agent by Minnesota, March, 1968.
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