Father of Gerry
Signed as a free agent by NY Americans, October 17, 1940. Loaned to Toronto (Pittsburgh-AHL) by NY Americans (Springfield-AHL) with the trade of Jack Howard for Clarence Drouillard, January 17, 1941. Team name changed to Brooklyn Americans prior to 1941-42 season. Returned to Brooklyn by Toronto (Pittsburgh-AHL) with the trade of Phil McAtee for Viv Allen and Glenn Brydson, October 8, 1941. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh (AHL), September 24, 1942.
You could see out there that everybody was willing to compete, to sacrifice, even blocking shots to the end. Even in the third when we were up 5-0, guys were still working hard and blocking shots That's a nice feeling also for the future.
— Flames goalie Jonas Hiller after his team's 5-0 win over Carolina