Father of Herb QSHL First All-Star Team (1949)
Traded to Chicago by Detroit with George Gee, Jimmy Peters Sr., Clare Martin, Max McNab and Jim McFadden for $75,000 and future considerations (Hugh Coflin, October, 1951), August 20, 1951.
He's only 17 but he can see the ice so well and he moves the puck and goes to the open ice all the time, so I just think he's a player that is ready to play in the NHL. I'm really looking forward to coaching someone like this.
— U.S. National Junior Team coach Ron Wilson on Auston Matthews, the projected No. 1 pick of the 2016 NHL Draft